Russian Folk Orchestra

Art Director – Assistant Professor V. Chernikov

Back in 1957 the Orchestra became a laureate of the World Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow. The concert stages of the Orchestra are the Belarusian State Philharmonic Society, concert halls of cities and towns of Belarus, schools and Culture Palaces. A broad and diverse repertoire of the collective is comprised of original works of Russian and West-European composers. The musical pieces of M. Rymsky-Korsakov, A. Lyadov, A. Skryabin, G. Maler, C. Debussy, B. Britten acquire an interesting, original and colourful sounding when performed by the Orchestra. An essential place in the repertoire of the Orchestra is taken by the works of Belarusian composers – D. Smolsky, A. Mdivani, V. Ivanov, V. Malykh. Famous Belarusian singers and instrument players E. Gladkov, V. Skorobogatov, V. Tishin, L. Ridlevskaya, M. Maretsky and others performed with the Orchestra as soloists.