Feturing Soslan Kulaev, Viktoria Brilyova, Yekaterina Chebykina, Vasily Tkachenko, Tatiana Tkachenko, Nikita Korneyev, Rufat Mamedov, Andrei Yermakov, Timur Askerov, Shamala Guseinova, Yekaterina Petrova, Olga Minina, Margarita Frolova, Konstantin Zverev, Yaroslav Pushkov, Anastasia Asaben, Tamara Gimadieva, Maxim Izmestiev, Roman Malyshev
In February the Mariinsky Theatre will be presenting several premieres. The theatrical concert German Tales and the musical production Loskutok and the Cloud are targeted at younger audiences. Information about this new opera production will be announced soon.
In February, under the baton of Valery Gergiev there will be the opportunity to see performances of recent Mariinsky Theatre premieres: Debussy’s opera Pelléas et Mélisande, Vladimir Varnava’s ballet Daphnis et Chloé to music by Ravel and Wagner’s triumphant stage mystery Parsifal, which returned to the repertoire in the 2018-19 season
Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Theatre will be dedicating their performance of the opera La fanciulla del West on 3 December to the memory of Mariss Jansons – an outstanding conductor and one of the most influential musicians of his generation
On 5 December the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre will be hosting one of the greatest orchestras of Latin America – the Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar. The orchestra will be conducted by the Venezuelan maestro Christian Vásquez, whom critics describe as a temperamental musician with flawless technique
From 21 to 31 December the traditional International Piano Festival of the Mariinsky Theatre will see appearances not just by acclaimed maestri and the younger generation of pianists whose names have already become well established but also rising stars. Among them are prize-winners of the Grand Piano Competition Alexandra Dovgan and Eva Gevorgyan, who – despite their young ages – are already being spoken of as serious musicians. On 23 and 24 December the pianists may be heard in solos and in ensemble with orchestra under Valery Gergiev
Less than a month after returning from a major tour of the USA, the Mariinsky Ballet is setting out to undertake another tour. The dancers will be appearing in Beijing and Nanjing, where they will join a tour by the Mariinsky Orchestra, Opera and Chorus under Valery Gergiev