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Orchestra from Leningrad to perform at NCPA



China, on Monday said its State Symphony Orchestra of the Leningrad Region would perform at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), from Jan. 28 to Jan. 29 in Beijing.

The Russian music ensemble will bring a series of classical western orchestral music, including compositions by Tchaikovsky and Dunayevsky, as well as music selections from movies of the Soviet Union.

The two-hour-long performance will be conducted by Mikhail Golikov, the artistic Director and Chief conductor of the orchestra, who annually gives more than 200 concerts in Russia, as well as in Europe and Asia.

As a successor of cultural/creative heritage of the International Symphony Orchestra Tauride, the Leningrad’s music group began its work at the Tauride Palace, the history of which is connected with the formation of Russian symphonic music.

The orchestra gives over 150 concerts every year and has performed in a number of prestigious concert halls in Denmark, Italy, Sweden, China, Finland, among other countries.


Edited by: Yahaya Isah/Ali Baba-Inuwa

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