Mariinsky Orchestra & San Diego Symphony
A Jacobs Masterworks Classical Special Concert
San Diego Symphony Orchestra
Valery Gergiev, conductor
GLINKA: Overture to Russlan and Ludmilla (Mariinsky Orchestra)
BORODIN: In the Steppes of Central Asia (San Diego Symphony)
SHOSTAKOVICH: Symphony No. 7 in C Major, Op. 60: Leningrad (Mariinsky Orchestra + San Diego Symphony)
Join us for a special performance featuring the San Diego Symphony Orchestra combined with the world-renowned Mariinsky Orchestra from St. Petersburg, Russia. This extraordinary concert features the Mariinsky Orchestra performing Glinka’s Russlan and Ludmilla overture and the San Diego Symphony performing (for the first time ever) Borodin's In the Steppes of Central Asia.
This all-Russian concert comes to a grand conclusion with Maestro Valery Gergiev leading the combined orchestras in a searing performance of Shostakovich’s powerful Leningrad Symphony. Don’t miss this unforgettable evening featuring Mariinsky joining forces with an American orchestra for the very first time, all happening on the stage of Copley Symphony Hall at the Jacobs Music Center!