84-year old chief conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev (standing) directs the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra in staging a concert in Beijing's Poly Theatre on Oct 26, 2016.[Photo: provided to CRIENGLISH.com]
Internationally recognized as one of Russia's most prestigious and versatile orchestras, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra will continue to give a concert this evening in Beijing's Poly Theatre, under the baton of 84-year old chief conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev.
They will play Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 2 and 5 tonight and play Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 3 and 4 tomorrow. This follows their first Beijing concert which staged No. 1 and 6 last night. These aim to show Beijing audiences the whole picture of Tchaikovsky's music.
Vladimir Fedoseyev is world-famous for his interpretations of various epochs and styles. He has been the artistic director and chief conductor of the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra for 42 years. During his career, Vladimir Fedoseyev has won numerous international awards.
According to a press conference held on Wednesday (Oct 26), Vladimir Fedoseyev will hold the baton only for the three concerts in Beijing. After Beijing, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra will continue to give concerts in several other Chinese cities, including Shanghai, Tianjin and Shenyang.
The present Beijing tour by the orchestra, founded in 1930 and known as the First Symphony Orchestra of the Soviet Radio, is high on the agenda of ongoing Beijing Music Festival which will last until Saturday Oct. 29th.