We’ll have a full report from Geoffrey Simon on boith concerts – last nite and today – soon.

Meanwhile, Feb. 1’s program by the Mariinsky Orchestra under Valery Gergiev’s leaderwhip, and with pianist Denis Matsuev, consists of:

TCHAIKOVSKY  Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
PROKOFIEV  Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major, Op. 100

Call for tickets: (919) 843-3333