Jan Latham-Koenig introduces the Britten-Shostakovich Festival Orchestra

Aug 06, 08:40 AM
A new training orchestra for conservatoire musicians from Russia and the UK starts rehearsing for a month of concerts in September 2019. Novaya Opera Artistic Director explains the thinking behind the bi-lateral project, what he discovered during auditions for the orchestra, and reveals some of the differences between UK and Russian orchestral musicians. More information at www.bsfo.org.