Gergiev Festival 2017: Russian avant-garde

This years theme of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival is Russian avant-garde. Exactly 100 years after year of the revolution 1917, the festival highlights the most adventurous time in Russian music with composers such as Stravinsky, Prokofiev and Shostakovich. With four symphonic concerts, two chamber music programs and one family concert, the festival focuses on the experimental period of Russian avant-garde.