Valery Gergiev brings his prized Mariinsky Orchestra to Cadogan Hall for a pair of concerts celebrating the best upcoming talent and marking the 150th anniversary of Berlioz’s death. Each date features a different soloist winner from the prestigious XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition of which Gergiev is Co-Chair.
This programme highlights the dramatic capabilities ofthe Mariinsky Orchestra, with excerpts from Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mlada and a full performance of his ode to the life of the artist and unrequited love, Symphonie fantastique.
Rimsky-Korsakov Mlada (excerpts) Ibert Flute Concerto Bizet-Borne Fantasie Brillante on Themes from Bizet’s Carmen Berlioz Symphonie fantastique
Mariinsky Orchestra Matvey Demin flute (Gold Medal winner for Woodwind, XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition, UK debut) Valery Gergiev conductor