Grand Symphony Orchestra students of the National Conservatory of Saint-Petersburg

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Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory (1862), the Grand Symphony Orchestra of students of the Saint Petersburg State Conservatory, Mikhail Gantvarg (violin), rector of the conservatory, Denis Matsuev (piano) and Sergei Markarov (piano), UNESCO Artist for Peace, will perform the “Concerto for Violin and Orchestra Op.35” by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, and “Scheherazade, symphonic suite op. 35 “ by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov under the direction of Mikhail Golikov.
The St. Petersburg Conservatory, founded in 1862, has played a major role in the artistic and cultural community. The first Conservatory in Russia, this prestigious music school trained generations of artists such as choreographer George Balanchine, violinist and conductor Richard Burgin, pianist Alexander K. Borovsky, impresario Sergei Diaghilev, conductor Valery Gergiev, composers Sergei Prokofiev, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich, pianists Grigory Sokolov and Sergei Rachmaninov ...

By invitation, limited seating capacity:
01 45 68 26 83,


Type of Event Concert
Start 17.12.2012 18:30 local time
End 17.12.2012 20:30 local time
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Focal point BPI
Contact 01 45 68 26 83,
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters - Siège de l'UNESCO
Street 125, avenue de Suffren
Room Room I
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