( Sat., Jan. 31, 2015 )
Performed by The Mariinsky Orchestra (Valery Gergiev, Conductor and Artistic Director); Behzod Abduraimov, Piano
Memorial Hall, 208 East Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
The Mariinsky Orchestra and conductor Valery Gergiev return to Memorial Hall for the fourth time with two passionately Russian concerts. One of the oldest musical institutions in Russia, founded in the 18th century during the reign of Peter the Great and housed in St. Petersburg’s famed Mariinsky Theatre since 1860, the Orchestra enjoys a long and distinguished history.
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 8 in C minor, Op. 65