XXVII MUSIC FESTIVAL STARS OF THE WHITE NIGHTS
22 May – 21 July 2019

Artistic Director: Valery Gergiev

The XXVII Stars of the White Nights Festival runs from 22 May to 21 July 2019 at all the venues of the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg.

23
May
Thursday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts and four scenes

Featuring Elena Yevseyeva, Andrei Yermakov, Alexander Sergeev

Concert Hall
19:00
PREMIERE
Rimsky-Korsakov – 175
Mariinsky II
20:00
24
May
Friday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts and four scenes

Featuring Renata Shakirova, Alexei Timofeyev, Ramanbek Beishenaliev

Concert Hall
19:00

Grand Prix recipient at the International Grand Piano Competition (2018)

Mariinsky II
19:30
PREMIERE
opera in three acts

Conductor: Valery Gergiev

25
May
Saturday
Concert Hall
12:00
Rimsky-Korsakov – 175
opera in three acts

Featuring Mikhail Kolelishvili, Igor Barbakov, Yulia Matochkina, Elena Zheleznyakova

Mariinsky Theatre
19:30
Concert Hall
20:00

concert performance of opera
Soloists of the Elena Obraztsova Academy of Music
The Music Hall Theatre Orchestra Northern Sinfonietta
Conductor: Fabio Mastrangelo

26
May
Sunday
Mariinsky II
13:00
PREMIERE
opera in three acts
Concert Hall
15:00
Marking 150 years since the death of Hector Berlioz

Soloists: Alexander Mikhailov, Yulia Matochkina, Mikhail Petrenko, Oleg Sychov
The Mariinsky Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

Mariinsky II
19:30
PREMIERE
opera in three acts

Conductor: Valery Gergiev

27
May
Monday
Concert Hall
19:00

Peter Laul (piano), Ilya Kozlov, Dina Zikeyeva (violin) , Lina Golovina (viola), Oleg Sendetsky (cello), Angela Contreras Reyes (double basse)

Mariinsky II
20:00
dramma lirico in a prologue and three acts

Featuring Mlada Khudoley, Ildar Abdrazakov, Roman Burdenko, Otar Jorjikia
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

28
May
Tuesday
Mariinsky II
18:30
national musical drama in five acts, six scenes

Featuring Olga Borodina, Mikhail Petrenko, Yevgeny Akimov, Oleg VidemanNikolai Putilin, Vladimir Vaneyev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

The Prokofiev Hall
19:00
Approaching the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition
29
May
Wednesday
Concert Hall
18:00

Programme: Scriabin. Chopin

Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
The Prokofiev Hall
19:00
Approaching the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition
31
May
Friday
Mariinsky II
19:00
ballet in two acts

Featuring Ekaterina Kondaurova and Roman Belyakov

Mariinsky Theatre
19:30
Concert Hall
20:00

Programme: Satie. Debussy. Ravel. Chopin

1
June
Saturday
Mariinsky Theatre
12:00
The Stravinsky Foyer
14:00
Dedicated to the International Children's Day
Concert Hall
18:00
PREMIERE
opera in three acts (Dresden version)

Conductor: Valery Gergiev

Mariinsky II
19:00
ballet-féerie in three acts with a prologue and an apotheosis

Featuring Olesya Novikova, Vladimir Shklyarov, Anastasia Kolegova

The Prokofiev Hall
19:00
Approaching the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition
2
June
Sunday
Mariinsky II
12:00
ballet-féerie in three acts with a prologue and an apotheosis
Concert Hall
13:00

concert for children

Concert Hall
18:00
Dedicated to the International Children's Day
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Mariinsky II
19:00
ballet-féerie in three acts with a prologue and an apotheosis

Featuring Renata Shakirova, Philipp Stepin, Kristina Shapran

The Prokofiev Hall
19:00
Approaching the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition
3
June
Monday
Mariinsky II
19:00
Concert Hall
19:00

Sergei Tanin (piano), Kevin Spangnolo (clarinet), Leia Zhu (violin) and The Mariinsky Orchestra

Mariinsky Theatre
20:00
4
June
Tuesday
Concert Hall
19:00
Mariinsky Theatre
19:30
ballet in three acts with a prologue and epilogue

Featuring Ekaterina Kondaurova, Andrei Yermakov, Victor Caixeta

5
June
Wednesday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts with a prologue and epilogue

Featuring Alina Somova, Kimin Kim, Timur Askerov

Concert Hall
19:00

The Mariinsky Orchestra and prize-winner of the TONALi competition Sebastian Fritsch (cello)

6
June
Thursday
Mariinsky II
18:00
Mariinsky Theatre
20:00
ballet in three acts with a prologue and epilogue
Concert Hall
22:00
Late-night concert

Programme: Debussy. Rachmaninoff. Ravel

7
June
Friday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts with a prologue and epilogue

Featuring Alina Somova, Kimin Kim, Timur Askerov

The Prokofiev Hall
19:00
Approaching the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition
Concert Hall
19:30

Conductor: Giuseppe Acquaviva

8
June
Saturday
The Stravinsky Foyer
14:00
Approaching the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition
9
June
Sunday
The Stravinsky Foyer
14:00
Approaching the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Mariinsky II
19:30
ballet in three parts

Featuring Ekaterina Kondaurova and Xander Parish

10
June
Monday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Mariinsky II
19:30
opera in three acts

Featuring Migran Agadzhanyan, Yevgeny Nikitin
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

11
June
Tuesday
Mariinsky II
19:00
ballet in three acts

Featuring Yekaterina Osmolkina and Alexander Sergeev

Concert Hall
19:00
Marking 150 years since the death of Hector Berlioz

Soloist: Vincent Lucas (flute)
Conductor: Christian Knapp

Mariinsky Theatre
19:30
The Prokofiev Hall
19:30
Approaching the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition
Concert Hall
22:00
Rimsky-Korsakov – 175

First evening

12
June
Wednesday
Mariinsky Theatre
13:00
The Stravinsky Foyer
14:00
Approaching the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition
Concert Hall
18:00

Programme: Beethoven. Tchaikovsky. Chopin. Rachmaninoff. Liszt. Prokofiev

Mariinsky II
19:00
ballet in three acts

Featuring Elena Yevseyeva and Konstantin Zverev

Mariinsky Theatre
19:30
Concert Hall
22:00
Late-night concert

Programme: Shostakovich

13
June
Thursday
Mariinsky Theatre
18:00
stage consecration festival drama in three acts

Featuring Yevgeny Nikitin, Mikhail Vekua, Vadim Kravets, Yulia Matochkina, Vladimir Feliauer, Yuri Vorobiev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

Mariinsky II
19:00
ballet in two acts

Featuring Kristina Shapran and Konstantin Zverev

14
June
Friday
Concert Hall
18:00

Narrator: Yevgeny Mironov
The Mariinsky Opera soloists, Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts

Featuring Oxana Skorik and Xander Parish

Mariinsky II
20:00
PREMIERE
opera in three acts
Concert Hall
22:00
Late-night concert

Programme: Rachmaninoff. Sibelius

15
June
Saturday
The Stravinsky Foyer
12:00
Approaching the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition
Concert Hall
17:00
Russian choral opera in two parts for four soloists, mixed chorus, trumpet, kettledrums and percussion
(concert performance)

Featuring Yekaterina Sergeyeva, Violetta Lukyanenko, Stanislav Leontiev, Vladimir Feliauer

Mariinsky Theatre
19:30
ballet in three acts

Featuring Nadezhda Batoeva and Philipp Stepin

Concert Hall
20:00

Programme: Mozart. Brahms. Beethoven. Saint-Saëns

16
June
Sunday
Mariinsky Theatre
12:00
The Stravinsky Foyer
14:00
Approaching the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition
Concert Hall
18:00
PREMIERE
opera in three acts (Dresden version)

Conductor: Valery Gergiev

Mariinsky Theatre
20:00
opera in two acts with a prologue

Featuring Elena Stikhina, Hovhannes Ayvazyan, Edem Umerov, Grigory Chernetsov

17
June
Monday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
one act opera
18
June
Tuesday
Mariinsky II
18:00
Marking 150 years since the death of Hector Berlioz
grand opera in five acts

Featuring Yulia Matochkina, Mikhail Vekua, Yuri Vorobiev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts

Featuring Maria Khoreva and Vladimir Shklyarov

Concert Hall
22:00
Rimsky-Korsakov – 175

Second evening

19
June
Wednesday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts

Featuring Viktoria Tereshkina and Xander Parish

Mariinsky II
19:00
PREMIERE
opera in three acts (1952 Production)

Conductor: Valery Gergiev

Concert Hall
19:00
opera in two acts
20
June
Thursday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
fantasy ballet in two acts

Featuring Maria Shirinkina and Alexander Sergeev

Mariinsky II
20:00
opera in one act

Featuring Elena Stikhina, Yevgeny Nikitin, Andrei Popov
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

21
June
Friday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
for soloists, chorus and symphony orchestra
(stage version)
Mariinsky II
19:30
ballet in two acts after the novel by Lev Tolstoy

Featuring Diana Vishneva and Konstantin Zverev

Concert Hall
20:00
Rimsky-Korsakov – 175
opera in concert

Conductor: Valery Gergiev

22
June
Saturday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Mariinsky II
19:30
ballet in two acts after the novel by Lev Tolstoy

Featuring Alina Somova and Timur Askerov

Concert Hall
21:00

Soloist: Sergei Babayan (piano)
The Mariinsky Opera soloists, Chorus and Orchestra
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

23
June
Sunday
Concert Hall
16:00
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
fantasy ballet in two acts
Mariinsky II
20:00
24
June
Monday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
opera in five acts

Featuring Ferruccio Furlanetto, Andrei Serov

Mariinsky II
20:00
ballet in three parts
Concert Hall
20:00

Programme: Debussy. Brahms

25
June
Tuesday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts

Featuring Ekaterina Kondaurova and Andrei Yermakov

Concert Hall
19:00
Mariinsky II
19:30
Concert Hall
22:00
Rimsky-Korsakov – 175

Third evening

26
June
Wednesday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Mariinsky II
19:00
fantasy ballet in three acts (four scenes)

Featuring Olesya Novikova and Vladimir Shklyarov

Concert Hall
22:00
Late-night concert
Marking 150 years since the death of Hector Berlioz

symphonie dramatique for soloists, chorus and orchestra after the eponymous tragedy by William Shakespeare
Soloists: Yulia Matochkina (mezzo-soprano), Alexander Mikhailov (tenor), Mikhail Petrenko (bass)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

28
June
Friday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:30
an evening of ballets by Michel Fokine
Mariinsky II
20:00
PREMIERE
opera in three acts
29
June
Saturday
Concert Hall
15:00
PREMIERE
opera in three acts (Dresden version)

Conductor: Valery Gergiev

Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
fantasy ballet in two acts

Featuring May Nagahisa and Philipp Stepin

30
June
Sunday
Concert Hall
15:00

Soloist: Konstantin Volostnov (organ)
Conductor: Jean-Christophe Spinosi

Mariinsky II
18:00
dramma lirico in a prologue and three acts

Featuring Yevgeny Nikitin, Tatiana Serjan, Roman Burdenko, Sergei Skorokhodov
Conductor: Valery Gergiev

Mariinsky Theatre
19:30
fantasy ballet in two acts
Concert Hall
22:00
Late-night concert

Programme: Shostakovich

1
July
Monday
Mariinsky II
19:00
opera-buffa in two acts
2
July
Tuesday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Concert Hall
19:00
Marking forty five years of the stage career

Piano: Natalia Sidorenko

Mariinsky II
19:30
fantasy ballet in three acts (four scenes)

Featuring Alina Somova and Kimin Kim

3
July
Wednesday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Concert Hall
19:00

Programme: Schubert. Prokofiev. Desyatnikov. Tchaikovsky

Mariinsky II
19:30
fantasy ballet in three acts (four scenes)
4
July
Thursday
Mariinsky II
19:00
opera in three acts

Featuring Vladislav Sulimsky and Albina Shagimuratova

Concert Hall
19:00

concert performance of opera
Conductor: Leon Botstein

Mariinsky Theatre
19:30
choreographic poem in four acts with prologue and epilogue

Featuring Anastasia Kolegova, Yekaterina Chebykina, Nikita Korneyev

5
July
Friday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Concert Hall
19:00
Mariinsky II
19:30
6
July
Saturday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Concert Hall
19:00
opera buffa in four acts
Mariinsky II
19:30
ballet in three acts
7
July
Sunday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts (six scenes)
Mariinsky II
19:00
opera in three acts
Concert Hall
19:00
Marking 80 years since the birth of Elena Obraztsova
8
July
Monday
Mariinsky II
19:00
opera-buffa in two acts
9
July
Tuesday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
opera in four acts with a prologue (summary version of 1869 and 1872)

Featuring Yevgeny Nikitin, Yevgeny Akimov, Mikhail Petrenko, Sergei Semishkur, Yekaterina Sergeyeva, Edem Umerov, Gennady Bezzubenkov

Concert Hall
19:00

concert performance of opera
London Chamber Orchestra
Conductor: Oliver Zeffman

Mariinsky II
19:30
ballet in three acts

Featuring Viktoria Tereshkina and Alexander Sergeev

10
July
Wednesday
Concert Hall
19:00

Programme: Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin

Mariinsky Theatre
19:30
opera buffa in four acts

Featuring Maria Bayankina

Mariinsky II
19:30
ballet in three acts

Featuring Nadezhda Batoeva and Konstantin Zverev

11
July
Thursday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Concert Hall
19:00
Mariinsky II
19:30
opera in four acts
12
July
Friday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Concert Hall
19:00

Concert by fellows of the Atkins Young Artists Program

13
July
Saturday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts

Featuring Maria Khoreva, Anastasia Nuikina, Kimin Kim

Mariinsky II
19:00
opera in four acts
Concert Hall
19:00

Concert with Mariinsky Wind Ensemble

14
July
Sunday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
choreographic poem in four acts with prologue and epilogue
Mariinsky II
19:00
Concert Hall
19:00

Soloist – prize-winner of the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition (to be announced)
Conductor: Mischa Damev

15
July
Monday
Concert Hall
19:00

Programme: Schubert. Liszt. Musorgsky

Mariinsky Theatre
20:00
one act opera
16
July
Tuesday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts (six scenes)
17
July
Wednesday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
ballet in three acts (six scenes)
Concert Hall
19:00
Marking 150 years since the death of Hector Berlioz

symphonie dramatique for soloists, chorus and orchestra after the eponymous tragedy by William Shakespeare
Conductor: Christian Knapp

Mariinsky II
20:00
one act opera

Featuring Irina Churilova

18
July
Thursday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Concert Hall
19:00
opera in two acts
Mariinsky II
19:30
ballet in three acts (thirteen scenes)
19
July
Friday
Mariinsky II
19:00
opera in three acts
Mariinsky Theatre
19:30
ballet in two acts
20
July
Saturday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
opera in five acts

Featuring Irina Churilova, Mikhail Vekua

Mariinsky II
19:00
ballet in three acts (thirteen scenes)
Concert Hall
19:00

Olga Volkova (violin), Natalia Polevaya (violin), Yuri Afonkin (viola), Oleg Sendetsky (cello), Nikita Vaganov (clarinet), Elena Abalian (piano)

21
July
Sunday
Mariinsky Theatre
19:00
Close of the XXVII Music Festival Stars of the White Nights
Rimsky-Korsakov – 175
Concert Hall
19:00
Close of the XXVII Music Festival Stars of the White Nights

The recipient of the 1st prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition (2015)

Mariinsky II
19:30
Close of the XXVII Music Festival Stars of the White Nights
ballet in two acts


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