Valery Gergiev

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Name: Valery Gergiev
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

The Full Works Concert - Thursday 17 April 2014

Tonight's Concert gets under way with Rimsky-Korsakov 's symphonic suite Scheherazade , composed in 1888 and based loosely on the stories and themes from the Arabian Nights. Despite there being 1001 nights in the original collection, Scheherazade has ... [Published Classic FM - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Strauss, Gergiev, and geopolitics

Valery Gergiev; photo: The Mariinsky Foundation of AmericaI had the pleasure this past Friday of hearing an exceptional concert at Carnegie Hall. It was the Munich Philharmonic—Maybe not an orchestra on everyone's top-10 list, but a very good orchestra ... [Published New Criterion - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

The Full Works Concert - Monday 14 April 2014

Beethoven struggled to produce an appropriate overture for his only opera Fidelio and ultimately went through four versions. His first attempt, written for the 1805 premiere, is believed to have been the overture which we now know as Leonore No. 2. Leonore ... [Published Classic FM - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Russian Conductor’s Carnegie Appearance Draws Protests

As long as the Russian conductor Valery Gergiev maintains his friendship with the Russian president, Vladimir V. Putin, it appears, protesters will have reason to dog his steps.A year or so ago, gay rights advocates were protesting Mr. Putin for Russia’s ... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Protest condemns Gergiev over Ukraine & gay rights

Huffington Post UK - London - 10 April 2014 READ & COMMENT: http://huff.to/1oSfHYU Peter Tatchell, Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, writes: Russian conductor Valery Gergiev was the focus of a noisy protest last night at the Barbican concert ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Putin at the podium? - Gergiev raises eyebrows

There's no question that the 60-year-old is the most influential Russian conductor at present as well as one of the most important figures in his field of our age. Valery Gergiev has successfully led the legendary Mariinsky Theater in Saint Petersburg ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 2 reports

Edinburgh International Festival 2014 unveiled

IT WILL draw its inspiration from muddy trenches, death marches, concentration camps, cities under siege and passionate anti-war protests.Centuries of conflict, warfare and unrest around the world will take centre stage at the Edinburgh International ... [Published The Scotsman - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Creating a serious Festival in a seriously momentous year

This is a year of legacy consciousness, and while he distances himself from an approach to shaping a festival that relies on "a family of collaborators", there is much about this year's Festival that has the Mills stamp. It is there in the returns of ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dudamel, Gergiev: Should they leave politics to the experts?

Though I typically love Washington Post music critic Anne Midgette?s reasoning and writing, her March 14 column on whether classical musicians should take political stands ? forcefully argued and written ? is deeply disturbing from the first sentence ... [Published Arts Journal - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 12 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 2 reports

Russian cultural stars back Putin on Crimea

cture: AFP Moscow. More than 80 of Russia's leading arts figures, including conductor Valery Gergiev, have signed an open letter in support of President Vladimir Putin's policy on Ukraine and Crimea, the culture ministry said Wednesday, cited by AFP ... [Published Focus Bulgaria - Mar 12 2014]
First reported Feb 01 2014 - Updated Feb 01 2014 - 1 reports

Valery Gergiev on Russia's anti-gay law

Gergiev, a Sochi ambassador and friend to Putin, tells Fareed that he questions why Russia needed the controversial law. ... [Published CNN.com - Video - Feb 01 2014]
First reported Nov 08 2013 - Updated Nov 08 2013 - 4 reports

Support for Putin tarnishes Russian maestro

Conductor Valery Gergiev has been forced on the defensive over his support for the Russian president, whose regime is accused of human rights abuses ... [Published Financial Times - UK Homepage - Nov 08 2013]

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The Full Works Concert - Thursday 17 April 2014 [Published Classic FM - 22 hours ago]
Strauss, Gergiev, and geopolitics [Published New Criterion - Apr 16 2014]
Russian dancing [Published The Economist - Apr 15 2014]
Maazel Withdraws From Boston Symphony Concerts [Published Gnom.es - Apr 14 2014]
The Full Works Concert - Monday 14 April 2014 [Published Classic FM - Apr 14 2014]
Russian Conductor’s Carnegie Appearance Draws P... [Published Gnom.es - Apr 12 2014]
Protest condemns Gergiev over Ukraine & gay rights [Published Scoop NZ - World - Apr 11 2014]
Peter G Tatchell: Valery Gergiev Faces the Mus... [Published Huffington Post UK - Apr 11 2014]
Youthful Baltic Sea Festival 2014 [Published CisionWire - English - Apr 10 2014]
Dance - Big dance weekin the Bay Area [Published Bay Area Reporter - Apr 10 2014]
International season lined up for Hippodrome [Published Business Quarter Magazine - Apr 09 2014]
Courageous conductor, democratic society — the ... [Published Mondoweiss - Apr 07 2014]
Putin at the podium? - Gergiev raises eyebrows [Published Deutsche Welle - Mar 31 2014]
Joanna MacGregor announced as new Artistic Dire... [Published Devon Life - Mar 26 2014]
‘NYT’ music piece strikes false note on Mehta a... [Published Mondoweiss - Mar 21 2014]
PACKET PICKS: March 21 [Published Princeton Packet - Mar 21 2014]
"Why Barroso Is A ‘Hero Of Stagnation’" by Wolf... [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 20 2014]
Edinburgh International Festival 2014: 15 of th... [Published The Edinburgh Reporter - Mar 19 2014]
Creating a serious Festival in a seriously mome... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 19 2014]
Edinburgh International Festival 2014 unveiled [Published The Scotsman - Mar 18 2014]
Edinburgh international festival highlights to ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 18 2014]
Edinburgh Fringe Fesitval unveils indyref theme... [Published Herald Scotland - Mar 18 2014]
Dudamel, Gergiev: Should they leave politics to... [Published Arts Journal - Mar 18 2014]
Yuri Bashmet loses honorary professorship at Lv... [Published The Strad - Mar 14 2014]
Famous Armenian conductor celebrates jubilee [Published Armenpress - Mar 14 2014]
Russia and Ukraine: The home front [Published The Economist - Mar 13 2014]
G7 tells Russia to halt Crimea 'referendum' [Published Deutsche Welle - Mar 12 2014]
The Full Works Concert - Wednesday 12 March 2014 [Published Classic FM - Mar 12 2014]
Russian cultural stars back Putin on Crimea [Published Focus Bulgaria - Mar 12 2014]
Russian cultural stars back Putin on Crimea [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Mar 12 2014]
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Protest condemns Gergiev over Ukraine & gay rights [Published Scoop NZ - World - Apr 11 2014]
Huffington Post UK - London - 10 April 2014 READ & COMMENT: http://huff.to/1oSfHYU Peter Tatchell, Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation, writes: Russian conductor Valery Gergiev was the focus of a noisy protest last night at the Barbican concert ...
Youthful Baltic Sea Festival 2014 [Published CisionWire - English - Apr 10 2014]
Stockholm/Sweden (April 10, 2014) — The twelfth Baltic Sea Festival offers a varied programme with a prominent youth-oriented profile. The Swedish National Youth Orchestra is back and children from El Sistema will play alongside the Gothenburg Symphony ...
Courageous conductor, democratic society — the ... [Published Mondoweiss - Apr 07 2014]
Zubin Mehta Last week, The New York Times music critic Anthony Tommasini praised Zubin Mehta for his courage and Israeli political culture for its freedom in an article about musicians responding to political challenges: A recent example of ...
‘NYT’ music piece strikes false note on Mehta a... [Published Mondoweiss - Mar 21 2014]
Zubin Mehta (second from left) receiving an honorary doctorate in Tel Aviv, 2013.Photo credit: Aurael Cohen, YNet The New York Times ran a column in its music section the other day admiring the liberal anti-occupation politics of the legendary ...
"Why Barroso Is A ‘Hero Of Stagnation’" by Wolf... [Published Social Europe Journal - Mar 20 2014]
Wolfgang Kowalsky On May 1st last year Vladimir Putin pinned a Communist-era ‘Hero of Labour’ medal onto his good friend Valery Gergiev. This year, we could propose pinning a ‘Hero of Stagnation’ medal onto the current Commission President José Manuel ...
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