Gergiev, London Symphony Orchestra to perform at Trafalgar Square

Valery Gergiev performing on London's Trafalgar Square.

Valery Gergiev performing on London's Trafalgar Square.

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Special free concert on May 21 will consist of works composed by legendary Russian composer Sergey Rachmaninoff.

London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) and renowned Russian conductor Valery Gergiev reunite to give their sixth annual concert on London's Trafalgar Square, on May 21 at 6:30 pm.

The free music celebration is dedicated to Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff. The program includes his legendary Symphony No 2 and many other great works. Outstanding young Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov will perform Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.

The event is being held with the support of BMW Group within the BMW LSO Open Air Classics program, which is designed to increase the popularity of classical music and make it affordable to everyone. Last year the programs consisted of works by Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich and other famous composers.

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