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Classical concert to be held in Russia celebrating PyeongChang Winter Olympics

All News 11:13 June 23, 2017

SEOUL, June 23 (Yonhap) -- A classical music concert will take place in Moscow to wish for a successful run of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said Friday that the Russian capital will be the first city to hold the concert series "Korean Sounds: Connected Winter to Summer," designed to promote the global sports event around Europe.

The concert, organized by the Arts Council Korea and event organizer A&A, will open on Saturday at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory Grand Hall.

Kim Seong-jin, a professor from the Korea National University of Arts, will conduct the orchestra where two Korean musicians -- Jeong Dae-seok and Kim Jeong-seung -- will play traditional Korean instrument, joined by the Russian Female Symphony Orchestra, the Bolshoi Chorus Of Russian State Radio & Television Company and pianist Maxim Puryzhinskiy.

After the Moscow concert, the group will travel to Finland's Helsinki on Sept. 28 and the Czech Republic's Prague on Oct. 3.

The poster of "Korean Sounds: Connected Winter to Summer." (Yonhap)


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