• Thursday, Sep 30, 2010

    Artist Change, Mariinsky Orchestra October 20 and 21

     

    MEZZO-SOPRANO OLGA BORODINA REPLACES ZLATA BULYCHEVA
    IN PERFORMANCE WITH VALERY GERGIEV AND THE MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA
    FOR MAHLER SYMPHONY NO. 2 ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20

    In Addition, Soprano Olga Savova Replaces Lili Paasikivi
    for Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 on Thursday, October 21
     

     

    Carnegie Hall today announced that mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina has replaced Zlata Bulycheva as soloist in Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, “Resurrection,” performed by Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra on Wednesday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. In addition, soprano Olga Savova will replace Lili Paasikivi as soloist with Mr. Gergiev and the orchestra the following evening, Thursday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m., in Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 in E-flat Major.

    These concerts are part of Valery Gergiev’s Mahler symphony cycle that he will conduct in New York City in two parts during the 2010–2011 season, with five performances in Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage from October 17 through October 24. The cycle concludes in early 2011 with Mr. Gergiev leading the London Symphony Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall as part of Lincoln Center’s Great Performers series. See below for complete program and artist details.

    About the Artists
    Mezzo-soprano Olga Borodina is a prize-winner at numerous prestigious international competitions, including the Rosa Ponselle Vocalists' Competition in New York and the Francisco Viñas International Competition in Barcelona. Since her Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, debut in Samson et Dalila in 1992, Ms. Borodina has returned for productions of La Cenerentola, La Damnation de Faust, Boris Godunov, and Khovanshchina. At the Metropolitan Opera Ms. Borodina has appeared as Marina Mnishek in Boris Godunov, Amneris in Aida, Polina in The Queen of Spades, the title role in Carmen, Isabella in L'italiana in Algeri, and Dalila in Samson et Dalila. She has also appeared with the San Francisco Opera, La Scala, Opéra de Paris, London Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Staatsoper, Opéra Bastille, Salzburg Festival, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and Orchestre National de France.

    Soprano Olga Savova has worked with such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Bertrand de Billy, Jean-Louis Grinda, and Asher Fisch. She has taken part in international music festivals in Mikkeli in Finland and Rotterdam in the Netherlands, as well as the Moscow Easter Festival. She has toured throughout the world with the Mariinsky Opera Company, performing in Europe at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; and La Scala; in the United States at the Metropolitan Opera and Kennedy Center; and in Japan. Ms. Savova has given solo recitals in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, the USA, Japan, China and Israel; and can be heard on the recordings of the operas The Story of a Real Man and Semyon Kotko with the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra under Valery Gergiev.


    Program Information
    Sunday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
    MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA

    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor

    GUSTAV MAHLER Symphony No. 6 in A Minor

    Tickets: $46, $55, $71, $97, $132, $146
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    Wednesday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
    MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA

    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor
    Anastasia Kalagina, Soprano
    Olga Borodina, Mezzo-Soprano
    The Choral Arts Society of Washington
    Norman Scribner, Artistic Director
    Orfeón Pamplonés
    Igor Ijurra Fernández, Director

    GUSTAV MAHLER Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, "Resurrection"

    Tickets: $46, $55, $71, $97, $132, $146
    ____________________________

    Thursday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
    MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA

    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor
    Viktoria Yastrebova, Soprano (Magna Peccatrix)
    Anastasia Kalagina, Soprano (Una poenitentium)
    Liudmila Dudinova, Soprano (Mater gloriosa)
    Olga Savova, Mezzo-Soprano (Mulier Samaritana)
    Zlata Bulycheva, Mezzo-Soprano (Maria Aegyptiaca)
    Sergei Semishkur, Tenor (Doctor Marianus)
    Alexei Markov, Baritone (Pater ecstaticus)
    Evgeny Nikitin, Bass (Pater profundus)
    The Choral Arts Society of Washington
    Norman Scribner, Artistic Director
    Orfeón Pamplonés
    Igor Ijurra Fernández, Director
    The Brooklyn Youth Chorus Academy
    Dianne Berkun, Artistic Director

    GUSTAV MAHLER Symphony No. 8 in E-flat Major

    Sponsored by Ernst & Young LLP

    Tickets: $46, $55, $71, $97, $132, $146
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    Friday, October 22 at 11:00 a.m.
    Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
    MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA

    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor

    GUSTAV MAHLER Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp Minor

    Tickets: $28, $34, $45, $64, $89, $99
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    Sunday, October 24 at 2:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage
    MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA

    Valery Gergiev, Music Director and Conductor
    Anastasia Kalagina, Soprano

    ALL-MAHLER PROGRAM
    Symphony No. 4 in G Major
    Symphony No. 1 in D Major

    Tickets: $46, $55, $71, $97, $132, $146


    **NOTE: Supersedes Carnegie Hall Press Release Dated 9/7/2010**

    Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall. 

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