Orchestra of Mariinsky Theater and pianist Denis Matsuev will give a concert in honor of the closure of the Year of Prokofiev in Russia in Mariinsky Theater on 1st of December at 22:00 under the auspices of V Saint Petersburg International Cultural Forum.
Panoramic livestream of the concert will start on Thursday at 22:00 on the Russia Today’s website. Spectators will be able to hear music and see performance on the stage of Mariinsky Theater with 360 degrees view. The program includes Concerto №2 for piano and orchestra by Sergei Prokofiev. Symphonic orchestra of Mariinsky Theater will perform this opus under direction of the theater’s art director and general director, maestro Valeri Gergiev. Solo piano performance by a famous pianist, people’s artist of Russia Denis Matsuev.
The Year of Prokofiev in honor of 125th anniversary of the great composer has become an important event for the country, it has been given a special place in the program of the V St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum. The Forum will host scientific conferences devoted to Prokofiev’s work, discussions on his heritage in the context of modern music and final rehearsal of the composer’s ballet «Tale of the Stone Flower» staged by Yuri Grigorovich.