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Mariinsky Orchestra, Valery Gergiev

  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center Prudential Hall 1 Center Street Newark, NJ, 07102 United States (map)

The “marvelous” (Los Angeles Times) Mariinsky Orchestra and its Music Director Valery Gergiev—renowned for their high-octane, virtuosic performances—perform two masterpieces that will set pulses racing. The Brahms concerto’s muscular solo part, rich orchestration—including a sublime cello solo in the Andante—and melodic splendor make it one of his most enduring works, while Strauss’s epic tone poem Ein Heldenleben excites with its lush orchestration and a cinematic sensibility, especially in a famous scene where the hero battles his critics.

Earlier Event: November 3
Paul Lewis
Later Event: November 3
Jordi Savall