Gergiev’s Mariinsky proves there is much to admire in Tchaikovsky’s The Enchantress

Russian FederationRussian Federation Tchaikovsky, The Enchantress: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre / Valery Gergiev (conductor). Mariinsky II, St Petersburg, 4.12.2021. (GT)

Mariinsky Theatre’s The Enchantress (c) Valentin Baranovsky

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Irina Churilova sings a magnificent Fevronia at the Mariinsky in Rimsky-Korsakov’s late opera

Russian FederationRussian Federation Rimsky-Korsakov, The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia: Singers, Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre / Pavel Smelkov (conductor). Mariinsky II, St Petersburg, 30.11.2021. (GT)

Mariinsky Theatre’s The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia

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Cinecittà inspires a colourful and enjoyable new Mariinsky staging of Benvenuto Cellini in St Petersburg

Russian FederationRussian Federation Berlioz, Benvenuto Cellini: Soloists, Dancers, Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Mariinsky II, 10.11.2021. (GT)

Mariinsky Theatre’s Benvenuto Cellini (c) Mikhail Vilchuk

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Ekaterina Semenchuk is the shining star in David McVicar’s revised St Petersburg Macbeth

Russian FederationRussian Federation Verdi, Macbeth: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre / Valery Gergiev (conductor), Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, 29.10.2021. (GT)

Ekaterina Semenchuk (Lady Macbeth) in Mariinsky Theatre’s Macbeth

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Valery Gergiev gives a terrific Mariinsky performance of Semyon Kotko Prokofiev’s neglected masterpiece

Russian FederationRussian Federation Prokofiev, Semyon Kotko: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre / Valery Gergiev (conductor). Mariinsky II, St Petersburg, 23.10.2021. (GT)

Mariinsky Theatre’s Semyon Kotko (c) Natasha Razina

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Mariinsky Theatre’s The Fiery Angel shows that it is still as shocking as it was thirty years ago

Russian FederationRussian Federation Prokofiev, The Fiery Angel: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre / Christian Knapp (conductor). Mariinsky II, St Petersburg, 5.10.2021. (GT)

Mariinsky Theatre’s The Fiery Angel

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Terrific Mariinsky performance of Rimsky-Korsakov’s bizarre and surreally fantastical Christmas Eve

Russian FederationRussian Federation Rimsky-Korsakov, Christmas Eve: Soloists, Mariinsky Opera Chorus (and Ensemble of soloists of the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers) and Orchestra / Gurgen Petrosyan (conductor). Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, 30.9.2021. (GT)

Mariinsky Theatre’s Christmas Eve (c) Natasha Razina

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