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2019

04.04

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TCHAIKOVSKY FESTIVAL 2019
VALERY GERGIEV &
THE MARIINSKY TEATRE
from St.PETERSBURG

General Artistic Director:Valery Gergiev

Opera"The Queen of Spades"
in 3 Acts/7 Scenes
Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

15:00 November 30(Sat.) at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan
15:00 December 1(Sun.) at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

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Cast
Herman : Mihail Vekua,Tenor(11/30)
Herman : Vladimir Galouzine,Tenor(12/1)
Liza : Elina Chrilova,Soprano
Count Tomsky : Vladislav Sulimsky,Baritone
Prince Yeletsky : Roman Burdenko,Baritone
Countess : Anna Kiknadze,Mezzosoprano
Polina : Yula Matochkina,Mezzosoprano(11/30)
Polina : Yekaterina Sergeyeva,Mezzosoprano(12/1)

Opera"Mazepa"
in 3 Acts/6 Scenes(Concert Style)
Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

18:00 December 2(Mon.) at Suntory Hall

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Mazeppa : Vladislav Sulimsky,Baritone
Kochubey : Stanislav Trofimov,Bass
Lyubov : Anna Kiknadze,Mezzosoprano
Maria : Maria Bayankina,Soprano
Andrei : Yeveny Akimov,Tenor

The Complete Symphonies and
Piano Concertos
Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

19:00(Thu.) December 5 at Suntory Hall

Symphony No.1 in G minor, Op.13 “Winter Daydreams”
Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op.33 Alexander Buzlov, Cello
Symphony No.6 in B minor, Op.74 “Pathetique”

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19:00(Tue.) December 6 at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Symphony No.2 in C minor, Op.17“Little Russian”
Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35 Ryu Goto, Violin
Symphony No.4 in F minor, Op.36




13:00 (Sat.) December 7 at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Symphony No.3 in D major, Op.29“Polish”
Piano Concerto No.3 in E flat major, Op.75 Sergei Babayan, Piano
Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, Op.23 Nobuyuki Tsujii, Piano



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18:00 December 7 (Sat.) at Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

Piano Concerto No.2 in G major, Op.44 Sergei Babayan, Piano
Symphony No.5 in E minor, Op.64



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Conductor:Valery Gergiev,
General Artistic Director of Mariinsky Theatre
The Mariinsky Orchestra

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Tokyo Bunka Kaikan

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General Artistic Director Of Mariinsky Theatre

General Artistic Director Of Mariinsky Theatre

Valery Gergiev

Artistic and General Director of the Mariinsky Theatre, Chief Conductor of the Munich Philharmonic, Co-chair of the Organizing Committee for the International Tchaikovsky Competition, Artistic Director of the Pacific Music Festival.
Valery Gergiev has founded and serves as Artistic or Music Director of a number of festivals including Stars of the White Nights, the Rotterdam Gergiev Festival (Netherlands), and the Moscow Easter Festival.
At the Mariinsky Theatre he has developed the talent of numerous world-class singers and sent them out into the music world. Under his direction, the theatre’s opera and ballet repertoire has expanded significantly, and today it encompasses a broad range of works, from 18th to 20th century classical masterpieces to works by contemporary composers. Valery Gergiev served as Principal Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra from 2007 to 2015, and in recent years he has performed with the Metropolitan Opera and orchestras such as the Wiener Philharmoniker, Berlin Philharmoniker, New York Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic, and the Orchestra of La Scala.

The Mariinsky Orchestra

The Mariinsky Orchestra

Founded in the 18th century during the reign of Peter the Great, the Mariinsky Orchestra has since been performing continuously at its base in the world-famous Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg. Many internationally renowned musicians have conducted the orchestra, among them Hans von Bulow, Artur Nikisch, Willem Mengelberg, Otto Klemperer, Bruno Walter, and Erich Kleiber, as well as Berlioz, Wagner, Mahler, and Schoenberg.

  • Alexander Buzlov

    Cello

    Alexander Buzlov

    Born in Moscow in 1983, Alexander Buzlov studied with Natalia Gutman at the Moscow Conservatory and with Frans Helmerson at the Hochschule fur Musik in Cologne. He also took master classes with the great Mstislav Rostropovich, Daniil Shafran, and Bernard Greenhouse. In addition to performing, he is currently teaching the next generation of musicians at the Moscow Conservatory. Buzlov’s outstanding achievements in distinguished international competitions include receiving the Grand Prix in the cello and chamber ensemble categories at the New Names Foundation Competition held in Moscow; 2nd Prize at the ARD International Cello Competition in Munich; 2nd Prize in the International Music Competition in Geneva, cello division; Grand Prix and Audience Prize in the Emanuel Feuermann Cello Competition; and Silver Medal, MICEX Prize for most outstanding interpretation of a work by Tchaikovsky, and Vishnevskaya-Rostropovich Foundation Prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition.

  • Ryu Goto

    Violin

    Ryu Goto

    Ryu Goto made his stage debut at the age of seven, when he performed Paganini’s Violin Concerto No. 1 at the Pacific Music Festival. From a young age he has been the subject of numerous media features, including the documentary “Ryu Goto’s Odyssey.” He has also received attention as an image ambassador for the East Japan Railway Company and as a host of the TV program “Untitled Concert.” Today, in addition to his performances with many of the world’s leading orchestras and artists as well as recitals, Ryu Goto is engaged in international exchange, education and social welfare programs in Japan and other countries. He is also a karate practitioner and an entrepreneur. Goto records exclusively for Deutsche Grammophon in collaboration with Universal Japan. He plays the Stradivarius 1722 “Jupiter” violin, on loan from Nippon Music Foundation. Ryu Goto graduated from Harvard University with a BA in Physics. He holds a 3rd degree black belt from the Japan Karate Association and is fluent in Japanese, English, French, and Chinese. He was born and resides in New York.
    Official website: https://www.ryugoto.com/
    Twitter : @RealRyuGoto

  • Sergei Babayan

    Piano

    Sergei Babayan

    Born in Armenia in 1961, Sergei Babayan began his music studies at the age of six and continued at the Moscow Conservatory with Lev Naumov, Vera Gornostayeva and Mikhail Pletnev. Following a trip to the United States in 1989, he won the first prizes in the Casadesus International Piano Competition and the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition. He was also a prizewinner in the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in 1991 and the Busoni International Piano Competition in 1992. In 1996, Babayan founded the Sergei Babayan International Piano Academy at the Cleveland Institute of Music. He has released a CD of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 5 with Valery Gergiev, and a CD of works for two pianos with Martha Argerich. An active and successful artist based in the United States, Babayan is also known as a teacher of Daniil Trifonov.

  • Nobuyuki Tsujii

    Piano

    Nobuyuki Tsujii

    Since he won first prize at the 13th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas in June 2009, becoming the first-ever Japanese to win the competition, Nobuyuki Tsujii has carried out a successful performance career on international stages. He has received high acclaim for his recitals and for concerts with leading orchestras at Carnegie Hall in New York City in 2011, 2014 and 2018, at Britain’s largest music festival, the “Proms,” in 2013, at the Musikverein in Vienna in 2015, and at other major concert halls in cities such as Berlin and Sydney. Nobuyuki Tsujii has continuously released CDs on Avex Classics, and has twice received the Japan Gold Disc Award. As a composer as well, Tsujii has received a great deal of attention, and was awarded the 21st Japan Movie Critics Award for the theme of the movie In His Chart.

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