on 23 and 24 August after eight years at the Mariinsky theatre will once again hear the Prokofiev Opera “the Fiery angel” directed by David Freeman (co-production 1991 Covent garden). At the time this performance was a breakthrough for the Mariinsky theatre, it was shown in new York, Tokyo and San Francisco, it was broadcast the BBC and wrote to Philips, and the video version of the performance was released on Arthaus Musik. In the renewed version will sing a new generation of artists – Elena Stikhin, Maria Bayankina, Viktoria Yastrebova (Renata), Yevgeny Nikitin and Vladislav Sulimsky, Roman Burdenko (Ruprecht), Mikhail Petrenko, Stanislav Trofimov, Yuri Vorobiev (Inquisitor). Behind a conductor’s stand – Valery Gergiev.

the Festival “stars of the white nights” will continue with a concert performance of excerpts from “die Meistersinger of Nuremberg” by Wagner. Under the baton of Maestro Valery Gergiev, soloists of the Mariinsky Opera, chorus and orchestra of the Mariinsky theatre will present the third act of the piece. The leaflet also Opera “adriana Lecouvreur” by Francesco Cilea, “don Quixote” by Massenet, “Pagliacci” Leoncavallo, “Love drink” Donizetti, “the marriage of Figaro” and “So tutte” by Mozart.

the concert program – performance of the Russian national youth Symphony orchestra. Under Valery Gergiev, the young musicians will perform works by Prokofiev: the Fourth Symphony and Second piano Concerto, a solo in which Lucas Debargue.

soloists of the Mariinsky Academy of young Opera singers will continue the cycle “All the romances by Tchaikovsky”, dedicated to the 180th anniversary of the composer. Symphony orchestra under the baton of Christian Knapp will perform symphonies by Schubert and Beethoven.