Valery Gergiev, conductor
TV Director: Andy Sommer
Recorded at the Salle Pleyel (Paris, France)
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This video is taken from Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony, recorded at the Salle Pleyel in 2010. On this occasion, all of the composer's symphonies were performed in full by the Mariinsky Orchestra, led by Music Director Valery Gergiev.
Symphony No. 5 in E minor was composed in the Summer of 1888. Again in four movements, the Fifth symphony follows a recognizable form with distinctive Tchaikovsky-like elements to the melody and coloration of the piece. It was first performed in the Mariinsky Theatre of Saint Petersburg on…Learn more about this musical work