Valery Gergiev and the Munich Philharmonic orchestra will perform in Europe

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal in photobackgrounds Director of the Mariinsky theatre Valery Gergiev. 3 Jun 2017Valery Gergiev and the Munich Philharmonic orchestra will perform in Europe© RIA Novosti / Alexei Druginderal the image Bank

Maestro Valery Gergiev and the Munich Philharmonic orchestra from January 20 to 27, will perform in the concert halls of Munich, Paris, Cologne, Amsterdam and Hamburg, the programme includes works by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Richard Wagner, Johannes Brahms and Richard Strauss, reported the press service of the Mariinsky theatre.

The first two nights of the tour will be held in the Philharmonic hall, the «Gasteig». On Saturday, January 20, the Munich Philharmonic under the baton of Maestro Gergiev will be performing the Fantasia «Francesca da Rimini» by Tchaikovsky, «Five songs on poems by Mathilde Wesendonck» by Wagner and Symphony No. 3 by Brahms. The next day the same program, only to Tchaikovsky and Wagner will be joined by Strauss will be performed symphonic poem of the composer’s «hero’s Life».

A similar program will be unveiled at the Paris Philharmonic on January 22 and the Philharmonic Cologne — 23rd. All four nights will be the soloist of the German Opera singer Anna Harteros (soprano).

Will continue their performances from January 24-27, Munich Philharmonic orchestra under the baton of Valery Gergiev in the concert halls of Amsterdam (the»Concertgebouw»), Munich (the»Gasteig») and Hamburg (the Elbe Philharmonic hall). The concert program — the Symphony No. 3 of Brahms and the symphonic poem «hero’s Life» Strauss.

The next joint performances of the Munich orchestra and the Russian Maestro is scheduled for February, when in Munich for the third time will be a festival of Valery Gergiev’s «360 degrees». This year, the music forum is dedicated to Igor Stravinsky.