Washington Performing Arts Society: The Mariinsky Orchestra
Maestro Valery Gergiev leads the Mariinsky Orchestra and the marshalled forces of vocal soloists and two choruses in Mahler's huge "Symphony of a Thousand."
- Tue., Oct. 19, 2010, 8:00 PM
- Concert Hall
- $45.00 - $105.00
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The Mariinsky Orchestra
--Valery Gergiev, principal conductor
The Choral Arts Society of Washington
--Norman Scribner, artistic director
--Igor Ijurra Fernández, director
Children's Chorus of Washington
--Joan Gregoryk, founder & artistic director
Guest soloists, TBA
One of Russia's oldest and most distinguished musical institutions, The Mariinsky Orchestra (formerly the Kirov Orchestra) and music director Valery Gergiev are joined by the majestic voices of the Choral Arts Society of Washington and Spain's Orfeón Pamplonés for Mahler's epic "Symphony of a Thousand." The Los Angeles Times comments that the orchestra "is a perfectly balanced, impeccably blended virtuoso instrument, and Gergiev plays it with masterly élan."
Note: This performance has NO intermission. There is NO late seating for this performance.