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Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra comes to Russian Seasons Festival in Japan
The Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra starts a road tour around Japan, TASS reports. The orchestra's Music Director Yuri Simonov will conduct the orchestra. The first concert will take place in Kawasaki where fragments of Knyaz Igor opera by Borodin will be played.Famous Japanese violinist Yasuko Otani will be a soloist at the concert.
The orchestra will move to Tokyo after that. Local public will enjoy Don Giovanni opera by Mozart. Later it will play with promiunent Japanese pianist Fujiko Hemming. Further route of the orchestra will lie through other seven cities of the Rising Sun’s country.
The road tour will take place as a part of Russian Seasons Festival. The festival covers forty-two Japanese cities. It was opened by the Bolshoi Ballet performance at the beginning of this month. Besides, a well-known Russian film director Andrei Konchalovsky presented his last movie titled Paradise. More than fifty cultural events are planned at the Festival.
Ten Russian Regions will take part in the festival.