St Petersburg, Concert Hall

Denis Matsuev (piano) and a Russo-German Music Academy Orchestra


PERFORMERS:
Soloist: Denis Matsuev (piano)
A Russo-German Music Academy Orchestra
Conductor: Valery Gergiev


PROGRAMME:
Bernd Alois Zimmermann
Two excerpts from Giostra genovese

Sergei Rachmaninoff
Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18

Franz Schubert
Symphony No. 9 in C major, D 944

 

About the performers

The Russo-German Academy of Music – a regular participant at the Stars of the White Nights festival. Its youth orchestra comprises prize-winners of major international competitions, young Mariinsky Orchestra soloists and trainees from Germany's leading symphony orchestras. For Academy participants there are regular educational programmes – orchestral and ensemble projects and master-classes featuring acclaimed musicians from both countries. The Academy's musicians have performed to great acclaim at such venues as the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire, the Großer Saal of the Berlin Konzerthaus, the philharmonic halls of Munich and Yekaterinburg, the Beethovenfest Bonn and the Diaghilev Festival in Perm.
The Academy's Artistic Director is maestro Valery Gergiev and its Executive Director is music historian Tatjana Rexroth.
Information for June 2017

Age category 6+

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