Sergey Smbatyan will conduct the CIS Youth Symphony Orchestra
Gala Concert of the CIS Youth Symphony Orchestra, dedicated to the Russia Day and the 25th anniversary of the Commonwealth of Independent States will take place on June 12 with the support of the CIS Interstate Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation Fund (IFESCCO) and the Russian Government. The orchestra will perform under the direction of the Honored artist of RA Sergey Smbatyan who is also the special guest of the event. The concert will be held in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. The gala evening will be decorated with the musical pieces of composers of Russia and CIS.
Among the honored guests of the concert will be the leaders of musical educational institutions of CIS, deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation as well as the ambassadors of different countries.
First performance of the CIS Youth Symphony Orchestra was held in November 12, 2007 under the leadership of famous conductor, People’s Artist of Russia, Kazakhstan and Tatarstan Fuat Mansurov. Over the years well known conductors such as Yuri Simonov, Vladimir Spivakov and Mark Gorenstein were heading the orchestra.
Eventually the CIS Youth Symphony Orchestra became a platform for the youngsters of the Commonwealth to demonstrate their achievements in the area of performing art. The orchestra united the musicians from different performing schools, following various styles, genres and trends. The entire generation of young musicians from the Commonwealth got a huge support in the very beginning of their professional career through the CIS Youth Symphony Orchestra.