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  • Five stars

    Gergiev came to the platform and launched a seemingly possessed LSO into some of the most thrilling Berlioz one could ever hope to hear. [...] This was a performance which, whilst totally committed to Berlioz’s uncanny ideas, was just as original and brilliant as the man himself.
  • Five stars

    Music OMH

    Gergiev strode onto the stage to deliver a robust reading of Berlioz’s Waverley overture. [...] With Gergiev’s awareness of colour and timbre, their performance made for enjoyable listening.

Cast & creative team


  • Conductor
    Valery Gergiev
  • Mezzo-soprano
    Karen Cargill
  • Orchestra
    London Symphony Orchestra


  • Hector Berlioz
  • Valery Gergiev