Published on May 14, 2017
A gala celebrating the opening of the Mariinsky’s II Theatre, featuring the best Russian artists: Anna Netrebko, Ulyana Lopatkina, Oksana Skorik, Ekaterina Kondaurova, Diana Vishneva, Denis Matsuev (Bolshoi prima, Ekaterina Shipulina’s husband!), the Mariinsky Children’s Choir, and more. And Placido Domingo too!
Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev.
Russian president, Vladimir Putin in the audience as well as the late Maya Plisetskaya seated beside him (1:10:34).
The program to the extent of my knowledge:
La Bayadere, Entrance of the Shades, Mariinsky corp de ballet 10:49
Prelude No. 1 in C major, Mariinsky Children’s Choir 21:20
Themes from the Barber of Seville, Denis Matsuev 29:19
Pavlova and Chechetti, Ulyana Lopatkina 43:32
Carmen, Dance Boheme, Ekaterina Semenchuk 55:08
Carmen, Opening variation, Diana Vishneva 1:00:39
Dying Swan, Ekaterina Kondaurova 1:06:24
Scene from Rite of Spring 1:18:29
Leda and the Swan 1:41:30
Die Walkure, Placido Domingo, 1:43:05
Jewels, Diamonds finale, Oksana Skorik, 1:45:23
Macbeth, Lady Macbeth’s aria, Anna Netrebko, 1:53:15Add to favorites