in Moscow

Classical music concert

marking the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Malta and Russia

2017 was marked by an important occasion for Russia and Malta. On 26 July 1967 were established diplomatic relations between two countries and 50 years later we celebrate their anniversary. The concert dedicated to this significant event will take place in White Hall in Vernadsky State Geological Museum in Moscow on 7th November.

On stage will perform chamber orchestra consists of Russian and Maltese musicians, as well as the famous Maltese violinist Carmine Lauri and the well known Russian conductor Felix Korobov.

Felix Korobov is a famous Russian conductor and cellist, the Chief Conductor of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre of Moscow. He is the chief guest conductor of the State Hermitage Orchestra (St. Petersburg Camerata), as well as the artistic director and chief conductor of the Chamber Orchestra of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory.

Internationally-acclaimed Maltese violinist Carmine Lauri has been awarded the Malta Society of Arts’ 2015 Gold Medal in recognition for his outstanding international career. Lauri has performed in the presence of HM Queen Elizabeth II and other Heads of State. In 2004 and 2006, Carmine was elected as Associate of the Royal Academy of Music and Fellow of the Royal Academy for his achievements in his career.

The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra is recognized as the foremost professional musical institution on the Maltese islands, bringing together the best of Maltese talent and musicians hailing from ten other countries. Over the years the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra has performed with a number of distinguished artists and world famous conductors.

Russian and international media are already interested in the event and its wide coverage.