Tie yourself and your valuables down. Denis Matsuev and Valery Gergiev take a dangerous, open-top sports car approach to Prokofiev’s Third Pian(...)

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When he programmed the symphonies of Szymanowski in concert with the London Symphony Orchestra, Valery Gergiev paired them with the symphonies of B(...)

Vasily Petrenko: ‘Nothing scares you after working with Russian soloists. Now it’s different. The new generation looks to the West, and they’re more disciplined.’ Photograph: Bo Mathisen

Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko was just 30 when he became principal conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. His success with the o(...)

Berlioz: Requiem

If you remember Valery Gergiev’s LSO Live recording of Mahler’s Eighth Symphony made in St Paul’s Cathedral, you may experience a(...)