The Vl Symphony Forum of Russia will take place in Yekaterinburg from September 30 to October 8. Russian orchestras will meet on the stage of the Sverdlovsk Academic Philharmonic Society. Since 2010, about 30 orchestras have become participants in the Forum. This year, about 1000 musicians will participate in the concert program, and 60 people from 23 regions of Russia will take part in the business program.
The National Symphony Orchestra of Bashkortostan will attend the Forum. The General Director of the NSO RB, Honored Artist of Bashkortostan Artur Naziullin, took part in the TASS press conference dedicated to this event the day before.
“The program of the Forum includes performances by eight orchestras, including two Moscow ensembles - the Russian National Orchestra and the Russian National Youth Symphony Orchestra for the first time in Yekaterinburg, as well as five orchestras representing different regions of our country - Krasnoyarsk, Ufa, Ulyanovsk, Tomsk, and Yakutsk. In total, 12 concerts will be held as part of the Forum”, Rustem Khasanov, deputy director of the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Society, said.
He also informed that such topical issues as training for symphony orchestras, provision of musical instruments, salaries, budget and number of concerts, digitalization of creativity would be discussed at the Forum. Distributors will come to the Forum.
“We will play “Spanish Capriccio” and the “Bright Holiday” overture by Rimsky-Korsakov, and in the second part, it will be “Symphonic Dances” by Sergei Rachmaninoff,” Artur Naziullin, Director General of the NSO RB stressed.
The Symphony Forum is supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation and the Governor of the Sverdlovsk Region. The organizer of the Forum is the Sverdlovsk State Academic Philharmonic Society with the participation of the Union of Concert Organizations of Russia.