Valery Gergiev and the Mariinksy Stradivarius Ensemble

Part of Birmingham International Concert Season 2014/15 Concert Package,

SoundBite, Birmingham International Concert Season 2014/15 and Orchestral Music

Friday 7th November

Town Hall

Mariinsky Stradivarius Ensemble
Valery Gergiev conductor

Elgar Introduction and Allegro 14’
R Strauss Metamorphosen, Study for 23 solo strings 26’
Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings 28’


The Mariinsky Stradivarius Ensemble really is what it says it is – the cream of the Mariinsky’s string players performing on a magnificent collection of historic instruments by Amati, Guarneri and, of course, Stradivari himself.

With Valery Gergiev conducting in the intimate surroundings of Town Hall, this will be a once-in-a-lifetime evening of string playing without compare.

Presented in association with Mariinsky Theatre Trust.