Symphony No. 4

Mariinsky Orchestra

Valery Gergiev, conductor

TV Director: Andy Sommer

Recorded at the Salle Pleyel (Paris, France)

© LGM / MEZZO – 2010

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This video is taken from the Tchaikovsky Fourth Symphony, recorded at the Salle Pleyel in 2010. On this occaision, all the composer's symphonies were performed by the Mariinsky Orchestra, led by Music Director Valery Gergiev.

About this work

Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Two years after his last symphony, Tchaikovsky wrote the 4th Symphony. Another four-movement symphony, it was performed first at the Russian Musical Society, conducted again by Nikolai Rubenstein in 1878. It was dedicated to his Patroness, Nadezhda von Meck, whom he credited his “best…