meanwhile, up to 31 may of the Mariinsky theatre is closed due to a ban on holding mass events in the context of the pandemic. Today, it was announced that all performances of the festival, scheduled for may, June, July, moved. As commented in the theater, without the “Stars of the White nights”, founded by Valery Gergiev in 1993, today it is impossible to imagine cultural life of St. Petersburg, so the theatre will do everything possible to hold the festival on a different date.
Promise to keep most of the posters to which the stated plácido Domingo, Ildar Abdrazakov, Anna Netrebko and Tatiana sergan, Yusif Eyvazov in performances of “don Carlos”, Vladimir galouzine in the Queen of spades, Elena Stikhin in the Fiery angel by Sergei Prokofiev, Rudolf Buchbinder, who is the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven was supposed to play in seven evenings all Beethoven’s piano sonatas, and UGA Vang with Valery Gergiev Concerts for piano with orchestra by Johannes Brahms. On “White nights” was held the concert of Nikolai Lugansky, Daniil Trifonov, Denis Matsuev, touring the Luxembourg Philharmonic orchestra, the ballet “Anna Karenina” by Rodion Shchedrin with Diana Vishneva, creative program, “Diana Vishneva!” with the participation of Vladimir Malakhov and Xander Parish, etc. Now all the announced events are transferred for an indefinite period, and decisions on the poster as a whole will depend on the decisions of the CPS and who. But the hope that even without twilight romance St. Petersburg summer white nights, but the stars will gather and will perform at the festival, the Mariinsky theatre, not lose.
During the quarantine on the platform mariinsky.tv continues the showing of recordings of the best performances and concerts of the Mariinsky theatre. Today, the Mariinsky theatre orchestra under Valery Gergiev performs a program of works by Sergei Prokofiev: Fourth piano Concerto (soloist – Sergey Redkin), the Second violin Concerto (soloist kristóf baráti), the Fifth piano Concerto (soloist – Vadim Kholodenko) and the Seventh Symphony. The essays are presented in a recording made during the “Prokofiev Marathon” which the Mariinsky theatre conducted in 2016 to mark the 125th anniversary of the composer.