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.
Attention: Due to the World Triathlon event in Rotterdam, there will be more traffic than usual in the city from Friday the 15th until Sunday the 17th of September. The Erasmus Bridge will be partially closed. Please take some additional traveling time into account.