Exclusive Video Screening

The Scriabin Society of America presented a screening of Prometheus, Poem of Fire, Op. 60. This was an exclusive screening of the video production which was broadcast on television in the Netherlands in October, 1998. It features color design by the video artist, Peter Struycken with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic conducted by¬†Valery Gergiev, the Netherlands Radio Choir and pianist¬†Alexander Toradze. The screening was in conjunction with an exhibition entitled The Holy Art of Imperial Russia, 60 religious icons dating from 1700 – 1917.In addition, NPS has made a sequel to this video, this time with no musicians on screen. The new production entitled Scriabin’s Vision was broadcast in the Netherlands on September 26, 1999 on Nederland 3. The video was also designed to accompany a live performance, and it was premiered on a large screen 13 x 6 meters, on September 23, 1999 at the Gergiev-festival in De Doelen in Rotterdam at a performance with Alexander Toradze on piano and Valery Gergiev conducting the Kirov Orchestra and choir.

September 8, 1999
5:30 p.m.
Gallery of
the American
Bible Society
New York