V INTERNATIONAL MARIINSKY FAR EAST FESTIVAL, VLADIVOSTOK
(14 August – 6 September 2020)
On September 6, 2020 the pinnacle annual event at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre – the V International Mariinsky Far East Festival, Vladivostok – was closed with Sergei Prokofiev’s War and Peace. The epic opera featured stars of the two companies: guest soloists from Saint Petersburg and artists of the Primorsky Stage. The baton was held by Pavel Smelkov, a Principal Conductor of the Primorsky Stage.
The bottom line of the V International Mariinsky Far East Festival, Vladivostok, may be described as follows:
• Four opera premieres in the Russian Far East: Giuseppe Verdi’s Don Carlo staged by Yuri Alexandrov; Sergei Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel; Pietro Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana; Richard Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (concert performance);
• Fikret Amirov’s A Thousand and One Nights ballet premiere choreographed by Eldar Aliev;
• Audience of over 13,000 people;
• 19 performances and concerts for 24 days.
OPENING OF THE V INTERNATIONAL MARIINSKY FAR EAST FESTIVAL
CLOSING OF THE V INTERNATIONAL MARIINSKY FAR EAST FESTIVAL