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St Petersburg 300th Anniversary Gala

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Three hundred years ago this week Peter the Great founded the city of St Petersburg. To mark the "Venice of the North's" tercentenary, the city's Mariinsky Theatre is playing host to a star-studded musical evening under the baton of music director Valery Gergiev. Placido Domingo and Renée Flemingjoin the Kirov Ballet and the Mariinsky companies in scenes from Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin and The Queen of Spades, Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov and Borodin's Polovtsian Dances. Introduced by James Naughtie. Director Ross MacGibbon ; Producers Peter Maniura. Ben Weston Peter in Paradise tells the story of Peter the Great at 9.05pm tonight on BBC4 and at 9pm on Friday on BBC2

Contributors

Director: Valery Gergiev.
Unknown: Eugene Onegin
Unknown: Boris Godunov
Introduced By: James Naughtie.
Director: Ross MacGibbon
Producers: Peter Maniura.
Producers: Ben Weston

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St Petersburg 300th Anniversary Gala

BBC Two England, 31 May 2003 19.00






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