The delightful, dazzling production from the Russian theatre that premiered Tchaikovsky's Christmas classic.
The French cellist explains how Shostakovich's concertos have a "Slavic depth which really speaks to me".
Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra are the French virtuoso's partners in two pillars of 20th-century cello.
From Russia with love: backed by the Mariinsky orchestra, the French virtuoso takes on music written for Rostropovich.
Mariinsky Theatre's captivating Russian production of the beloved ballet at a low price over Christmas and New Year.