MOSCOW, December 15. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at the St. Petersburg Philharmonic for concert marking the 80th birthday of celebrated conductor Yuri Temirkanov.
The president attended the concert after a meeting of the Presidential Council for Culture and Art held at the Konstantin Palace in Strelna. After the interval, Putin is due to greet Temirkanov who turned 80 on December 10.