Interview with the Maestro

Valeri Gergijev

Valery Gergiev is the Artistic Director of the Mikkeli Music Festival, in addition to being the conductor of the internationally renowned Marinski Theatre Orchestra, the headlining act of the festival. We got a chance to talk to him at an unusual venue: A football match, with the orchestra playing against journalists and organizers of the festival.


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The video clip is roughly five minutes long. Viewing requires RealPlayer; an ISDN connection or better is recommended. Interview by Ville Häkkinen. Video by Jaakko Oranen.