31 July will be closing XXII Music festival “stars of the white nights”, held annually in St. Petersburg. The idea of the festival belongs to the artistic Director of the Mariinsky theatre Valery Gergiev. The first forum was held in 1993 and was conceived as a gift to St. Petersburg from the artists of the Mariinsky. Today, the festival “stars of the white nights” is one of the most popular and Grand in conception and scale of performances and one of the ten best festivals in the world.
Each year the festival presents the best Opera and ballet performances, concerts of symphonic and chamber music. This year the festival has a capacity of about 200 performances and concerts spanning three centuries of world music, with the participation of soloists of Opera and ballet, choir and Symphony orchestra of the Mariinsky theatre, as well as guest artists, conductors, Directors, choreographers, set designers from around the world. Spectators were pleased by the stars of the first Continue reading