Russian state orchestra to perform in Istanbul
ISTANBULOne of Russia’s oldest symphonic groups, the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, is scheduled to perform at the İş Sanat Cultural Center in Istanbul on May 5.
The group will perform under the leadership of maestro Vladimir Jurowski as artistic director. Jurowski is well-known in the West for having conducted the Philadelphia Orchestra, for which he received critical praise.
In Istanbul on May 5, pianist prodigy Behzod Abduraimov, who won the London International Piano Competition at the age of 18 in 2009, will perform with the orchestra. Abduraimov previously played with orchestras such as the London Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic orchestras, the Tokyo, Sydney, Atlanta and Indianapolis symphony orchestras and the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. He has been impressing the music world for over five years with his flawless technique and vital interpretations.
The State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia counts among its ranks a number of individually distinguished musicians known for their performances around the world.