The Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, conducted by the theater’s Artistic and General Director Valery Gergiev, is holding a “Pray for Palmyra. Music Revives Ancient Ruins” concert on the stage of Palmyra’s historic amphitheater.
The Russian Mariinsky Theater Orchestra, conducted by Valery Gergiev performs during a concert in the Palmyra amphitheater in Palmyra, Tadmur District, Syria, 05 May 2016. The ancient Syrian city of Palmyra was recently recaptured by Syrian government forces from ISIS militants. Epa/Sergei Chirikov