Moscow State Symphony Orchestra performs Nov. 5 at McCain
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
MANHATTAN — Bringing a taste of Russia to Kansas State University, the McCain Performance Series will host the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5, in McCain Auditorium.
The orchestra was founded in 1943 by the Kremlin and is one of the five oldest concert orchestras in Russia. Since its inception, the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra has been led by a series of Soviet musical giants, propelling it into one of the world's most prominent symphonic ensembles. Under the current leadership of Maestro Pavel Kogan, the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra is renowned around the globe.
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, an established violinist in the symphony, has become one of today's leading violinists. She also is currently the music director of the New Century Chamber Orchestra.
Tickets for the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra start at $21.50, plus applicable taxes and fees, and are available now at the McCain Auditorium box office, online at http://www.k-state.edu/mccain, or by calling 785-532-6428.