Symphony No. 6

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 Sixth Symphony of Tchaikovsky's Pathétique, recorded at the Salle Pleyel in 2010. On this occasion, the the composer's symphonies were performed in full by the Marrinsky Orchestra, led by Music Director Valery Gergiev.

About this work

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74, "Pathétique"

Symphony No. 6 in B minor, or “Symphony Pathétique” is Tchaikovsky’s last completed symphony. It was premiered nine days before his death, on October 28th 1893. After this performance, he made alterations to the piece to make it as we know it today. Tchaikovsky will never…