April 8, Easter Day, will see the opening of the XVII Moscow Easter Festival. The Mariinsky Orchestra under the baton of Valery Gergiev will give two performances in Moscow. The musicians will subsequently set out on one of the greatest tours in the festival’s history and the record music marathon will run for 32 days. The ensemble will travel a distance of more than 20,000 kilometres and perform in almost 30 cities and towns of Russia.
On April 8, in the run up to the ХVII Moscow Easter Festival, the soloists of the Mariinsky Opera, Mariinsky Chorus and the Mariinsky Orchestra under the baton of Valery Gergiev will present a concert performance of Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s opera Iolanta on stage of the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall