Mariinsky Orchestra
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Mariinsky Orchestra

Mariinsky Orchestra Biography (Wikipedia)

The Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra or just the Mariinsky Orchestra (formerly known as the Kirov Orchestra) is located in the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia. The orchestra was founded in 1783 during the reign of Catherine the Great, it was known before the revolution as the Russian Imperial Opera Orchestra. The orchestra is one of the oldest musical institutions in Russia.

In 1935 Joseph Stalin changed its name (and that of the Ballet) to the Kirov, after Sergei Kirov, the first secretary of the Communist Party in Leningrad, whose 1934 murder by his regime Stalin was attempting to whitewash. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, the name was changed back to the Mariinsky in 1992.

The current artistic and general director of the Mariinsky Theatre is the conductor Valery Gergiev and the principal guest conductor is Nikolaj Znaider. Under Gergiev, the Mariinsky Orchestra has become one of the leading symphony orchestras in Russia.

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Proms 2017: Prom 68: Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e442mb
Royal Albert Hall
2017-09-03T11:30:02
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Sep
2017
Proms 2017: Prom 68: Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich

Proms 2017: Prom 68: Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2011: Prom 42: Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e34nc8
Royal Albert Hall
2011-08-15T11:30:02
15
Aug
2011

Proms 2011: Prom 42: Tchaikovsky – Swan Lake

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2006: Prom 49
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/exdxj5
Royal Albert Hall
2006-08-20T11:30:02
20
Aug
2006

Proms 2006: Prom 49

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2006: Prom 48
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/er6rzc
Royal Albert Hall
2006-08-19T11:30:02
19
Aug
2006

Proms 2006: Prom 48

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2002: Prom 48
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/efj4fx
Royal Albert Hall
2002-08-25T11:30:02
25
Aug
2002

Proms 2002: Prom 48

Royal Albert Hall

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