Saturday, March 5th 2016
The Mussorgsky Hall (Mariinsky II)

Mehdi Hosseini ©
Âbkenâri for flute, clarinet, violin and cello will be performed by musicians of the Mariinsky Orchestra in Mussorgsky Hall (Mariinsky II).

Âbkenâri based on folk music material of Gilan. The original tune played when the bride is separated from her family. According to master musicians, it denotes final phase of sorna playing. A showpiece, with free meter, is sometimes accompanied by other instruments.

Alexei Krasheninnikov, violin
Alexander Perecypkin, cello
Maria Arsenieva, flute
Andrei Bezruchko, clarinet
Conductor: Arseny Shuplyakov