Valery Gergiev and Denis Matsuev on tour October 19 2017
This November and December, Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra embark on a major tour of the United States, Canada, Japan and Korea, bringing music from the greatest Russian composers to iconic venues such as Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall and Suntory Hall.
Listen to highlights of the works Maestro Gergiev has chosen to perform with this tour playlist from unCLASSIFIED.
Along the way, Gergiev and the Mariinsky will be joined by acclaimed pianist Denis Matsuev, who will perform a selection of concertos by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Prokofiev and Shchedrin. Matsuev is world renowned for his interpretations of Rachmaninov and Prokofiev's music, and on Friday 20th October the Mariinsky Label will release a special preview of his new album on all major digital music services, before it's released on Hybrid SACD in February 2018. Fans of Rachmaninov can also enjoy Denis's classic recording of the composer's Third Piano Concerto, which is now available on vinyl for the first time ever.
Click here to purchase Rachmaninov Piano Concertos Nos 1 & 3, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini on vinyl.