Aleppo police chief comments on school attack in city’s western areaWorld October 28, 9:03
Syrian campaign experience helps Russian helicopter pilots to overpower enemy air defensesMilitary & Defense October 28, 8:19
Moscow speaks for further discussions on UN Security Council reformRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 28, 7:27
Local elections in Donbass still some way off, says Ukrainian ministerWorld October 28, 2:39
Israel’s emotions regarding UNESCO resolutions on Jerusalem are 'over top' — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 28, 2:28
Russia speaks against politicization of probe into chemical attacks in Syria - GatilovRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 28, 2:25
Russia's envoy to UN: Conclusions on Syria’s involvement in chemical attacks unconvincingRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 28, 2:00
Russian Defense Ministry surprised by UNICEF inaction amid growing hostilities in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 27, 23:14
Russian Defense Ministry: Video of airstrike on Syrian school doctored upRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 27, 21:22
LONDON, October 2 (Itar-Tass) - The Big Symphony Orchestra (BSO) named after Peter Tchaikovsky will set out on a tour of Russia's university cities "within the next several months" and will play for young people," BSO director Vladimir Fedoseyev told a news conference here on Tuesday.
The Orchestra has arrived in Britain for guest performances which are to be presented from October 3 to 19. Ahead of the the reciprocal Year of Culture of Russia and Britain in 2014, the Orchestra will play on the major concert stages of British cities, including those in Bristol, Cardiff, Cambridge, and Edinburgh.
Fedoseyev said, "The time has come when it is essential to bring young people into contact with culture and artistic activities very strongly and vigorously". "Of late, we seek to address young people more and more widely," he pointed out. "The Orchestra also pursues this aim in Britain with its numerous universities, the BSO director said.