Valery Gergiev and Anna Netrebko's Putin Ties Threaten Their Careers

A conductor, perceived to be aligned with the opposition in wartime, pushed from his podium in shame. One other, twenty years later, provided a prestigious place, solely to withdraw beneath strain after protests of his ties to a despised international regime. The primary, Karl Muck, a German-Swiss maestro, led the Boston Symphony Orchestra till he


Valery Gergiev, a Putin Ally, Fired as Chief Conductor iin Munich

Valery Gergiev, the star Russian maestro and outstanding supporter of President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia, was eliminated Tuesday from his submit as chief conductor of the Munich Philharmonic after he refused to denounce Mr. Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Dieter Reiter, the mayor of Munich, introduced his choice in a information launch saying termination of