The subscribers of Tricolor TV, the major Russian operator of digital television, will have an opportunity to watch music festival Stars of the White Nights live on the air of Mezzo television channel the on the 9-th of June, 2017.
Created in 1993 by the artistic director of the Mariinsky Theater maestro Valery Gergiev, the music festival Stars of the White Nights is one of the ten best music festivals in the world. Each year the festival presents the best opera and ballet productions of the Mariinsky Theater, symphonies, and masterpieces of chamber music and theater premieres.
In 2017, the French company Telmondis which specializes in organizing live broadcasts, and the international Mezzo television channel are filming four productions of the XXV music festival Stars of the White Nights. Already on June 9, 2017 at 17:00 the subscribers of the major Russian operator of digital TV Tricolor TV, whose main service includes the Mezzo channel, will have an opportunity to see the live broadcast of the first production — «The Nutcracker» by P.I. Tchaikovsky performed by the Ballet and the Symphony Orchestra Mariinsky Theater conducted by Valery Gergiev. In addition to the «Nutcracker», Mezzo will broadcast three more productions of the Stars of the White Nights festival:
«Bakhchisarai Fountain» — choreography by Rostislav Zakharov, Ballet of the Mariinsky Theater;
«Yaroslavna» — choreography by Vladimir Barnabas, Ballet and Symphony Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theater, Valery Gergiev;
«Sicilian Vespers» — Symphony Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theater, Valery Gergiev.