Musco Center Presents
Mariinsky/Atkins Young Artists Recital
with Valery Gergiev Talk
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Valery Gergiev Talk at 3pm
Atkins Young Artists Recital at 4pm
Hailing from Russia’s fabled Mariinsky Theatre, Artistic and General Director Valery Gergiev will give a talk moderated by Conductor Daniel Wachs, Chapman University Associate Professor and Director of Orchestral Activities, at Musco Center for the Arts on October 20 at 3pm. Maestro Gergiev will speak about his esteemed work and the future of classical music prior to introducing a recital by his mentees, the award-winning opera singers of the Atkins Young Artists Program.
The Atkins Young Artist Program recital, which begins at 4pm, will feature Dmitry Grigoriev, bass, Vladislav Kupriyanov, baritone, Aigul Khismatullina, soprano, and Anastasia Schegoleva, soprano performing a mixed program of Italian and Russian opera arias and Russian romances that form the basis of the classical Mariinsky repertoire. Alexander Rubinov will accompany the the singers with the program’s master coach and advisor, Craig Rutenberg, on piano. Mr. Rutenberg was formerly Director of Music Administration at the Metropolitan Opera from 2006 to 2015.
FREE - General Admission
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