Valery Gergiev, conductor
TV Director: Andy Sommer
Recorded at the Salle Pleyel (Paris, France)
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This video is taken from the Third Symphony by Tchaikovsky, recorded at the Salle Pleyel in 2010. On this occasion, Tchaikovsky's symphonies were performed in full by the Mariinsky Orchestra, led by Music Director Valery Gergiev.
Symphony No. 3 in D Major was written over two summer months of 1875 in the estate of Vladimir Shilovsky. “The Polish Symphony” as it is referred to, got its’ name from August Manns, who played the piece in the United Kingdom first in 1899 and dubbed it that thereafter.…Learn more about this musical work