Shostakóvich – Festive Overture Op. 96 (St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Yuri Temirkanov)

From the Philharmonic Hall St. Petersburg, (starts at 0:25)
On the eve of St. Petersburg 300th birthday, Yuri Temirkanov conducts the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

Yuri Temirkanov – conductor
St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

Dmitri Shostakovich – Festive Overture in A major, Op. 96

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St. Petersburg, Russia’s fabled “window to Europe”, celebrates its anniversary presenting a gala of distinguished musical art where Yuri Termirkanov conducts one of the oldest Russian symphonic ensemble: the St Petersburg Philharmonic.