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25 March 2016

Marking 125 years since the birth of Prokofiev: there will be concerts by the Münchner Philharmoniker under the baton of Valery Gergiev in Munich and Moscow

From 31 March to 5 April Valery Gergiev will present the next series of concerts with the Münchner Philharmoniker at the Gasteig (Munich, Germany). 
The programme of the performances features a series of works by Sergei Prokofiev to mark one hundred and twenty-five years since his birth.

At the first two concerts on 31 March and 1 April there will be performances of Prokofiev’s First and Seventh Symphonies as well as the 1889 version of Anton Bruckner’s Third Symphony. At the matinee on 3 April Dutch violinist Janine Jansen will appear with the orchestra to perform the solo in Karol Szymanowski’s First Violin Concerto. The programme also includes Prokofiev’s First Symphony and Bruckner’s Third Symphony. Prokofiev’s First Symphony and Szymanowski’s First Violin Concerto will be performed again by Janine Jansen on 4 and 5 April along with Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances.

On 11 April in Moscow at the Great Hall of the Conservatoire the maestro will conduct the United Orchestra of the Münchner Philharmoniker and the Mariinsky Theatre. The performance is to include highlights from the music for the ballet Romeo and Juliet and Piano Concerto No 2 by Prokofiev (with soloist Alexei Volodin) and Bruckner’s Fourth Symphony.

Valery Gergiev’s next concerts with the Münchner Philharmoniker will take place in July.



Submitted on 25 August 2016, Thursday


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