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Russian culture festival held in Montreux
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74th international festival Septembre Musical in Switzerland opened with Symphonic fairy tale for children Peter and the Wolf. It was played by the Mariinsky Theater. This year the festival is dedicated to the Russian culture, Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports.
The festival will last until September, 9. Its playbill embellished with Russian Matryoshka, includes more than 40 concerts with participation of musicians and theatres from diverse countries, film screenings and art lectures. Russia will be the honored guest of the festival.
Aside of the Mariinsky Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra under Mikhail Pletnev, and several outstanding pianists and Tchaikovsky competition winners – Boris Berezovsky, Nikolay Lugansky, Alexander Kantorov will perform. Promising Russian musicians will join the festival as well.
OFF Festival will complement the main program. It will present such events as ballet, icon painting and folklore.