This years theme of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival is Russian avant-garde. Exactly 100 years after year of the revolution 1917, the festival highlights the most adventurous time in Russian music with composers such as Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Shostakovich.
With four symphonic concerts, two chamber music programs and one family concert, the festival focuses on the experimental period of Russian avant-garde. On Sunday the festival is devoted entirely to small children with a family show revolving around Stravinsky’s Firebird.
The Gergiev Festival offers once again plenty of opportunities for young talent. As well as the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, Valery Gergiev conducts an orchestra of talented youngsters from the Royal Conservatoire & Codarts.
Passe-partout tickets and daytickets can be ordered as from 21 February via www.gergievfestival.nl. The sale of single tickets opens on 15 May. For more information and the latest updates, check out the festival website or facebook page.