Maksakova considers it a flagrant injustice that the conductor Gergiev manages venues in Europe, while Netrebko returns to them. In many European cities, Netrebko’s concerts are usually sold out. .
International Rachmaninoff Competition/Alexander Shapunov 1st Prize and Gold Medal: Philip Selivanov / Russia and Gurgen Petrosyan / Russia II prize and silver medal: Clement Noncieu / France and Ivan Nikiforchin / Russia III Prize and Bronze Medal: Arseniy Shuplyakov / Russia and Haoran Li / China IV Prize and Diploma – not awarded 5th Prize … Read more
globallookpress/Zamir Usmanov Russian President Vladimir Putin invited conductor Valery Gergiev to think about recreating a common directorate for the Bolshoi and Mariinsky theatres. The head of state came up with this idea at a meeting with laureates of awards in the field of culture and art. According to the Russian leader, the directorate of the … Read more
Munich Mayor Dieter Reiter called on conductor Valery Gergiev, who leads the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, to distance himself from the “cruel war of aggression” against Ukraine. “If Valery Gergiev does not make his position clear by Monday, he will not be able to remain the principal conductor of our Philharmonic,” Reiter stressed. Earlier, a similar … Read more