234th Season

The State Symphony Orchestra "New Russia"

Orchestra

The Russian Symphony Orchestra “New Russia” was found in 1990. In 2002, Yuri Bashmet, became by Music Director and Chief Conductor, opened new page in history of the orchestra. Under his leadership “New Russia” obtained its unique style of musical interpretation. Every performance of the orchestra stimulates feeling of birth of Music in audience.

Renowned musicians such as Valeri Gergiyev, Emil Tabakov, Johannes Vildner, Vladimir Ashkenazi, Saulus Sondetskis, Peter Donaghow, Boris Berezovsky, Viktor Tretyakov, Natalia Gutman and others collaborate with “New Russia”. “For me it was genuine pleasure to play and, above all, to devote myself to Music with such splendid, sharp and highly professional orchestra as The Russian Symphony Orchestra ‘New Russia’ is,” —Vladimir Krainov noted after one of concerts.

“The orchestra ‘New Russia’ consisting of highly professional musicians, was frequent guest of international and All-Russian musical festivals such as ‘Moscow Easter Festival’, ‘Alfred Shnitke’s Festival’, festivals in Bezanson (France) and Athens (Greece), ‘Festival of Russian Art’ in Essen (Germany), ‘Cherry-tree Forest named after M.I.Glinka’. Thanks to its perfect technique, deep melodiousness and original interpretation, the orchestra gives enjoyment to audience,” —was published in “Kakhimerini” (Athens).

In the Moscow Philharmonia the orchestra regularly gives season ticket concerts with different programs turned to adults and youngest generation. The Russian Symphony Orchestra gives lot of guest performances around the world. It repeatedly gave guest performances in France, Great Britain, Italy, Germany, Greece, Turkey and Finland. In summer 2006, the orchestra is going on a tour with Yenisei (Siberian river), including Krasnoyarsk, Turukhansk, Igarka, Lesosibirsk, Dudinka and Narilsk.

Extending best traditions of Russian patronage of art, the company “Base Element” is the general partner of The Russian Symphony Orchestra during of many years. The name “Base Element” exactly reflects meaning of the company for native industry, economics and culture. The company provides by financial supporting vast quantity of projects in many fields of life of Russian society, giving pleasure to thousands people.

Mariinsky Theatre:
1 Theatre Square
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky-2 (New Theatre):
34 Dekabristov Street
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Concert Hall:
20 Pisareva street
St. Petersburg
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