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On January 12-15, 2006 special guests from Russia will take part in the second Russian Winter Festival on Trafalgar Square.
Maxim Shostakovich, the conductor and the son of the famous Russian composer Dmitry Shostakovich, Alina Kabaeva, the European, World and Olympic champion in artistic gymnastics, and Dmitry Bertman, the art director of Helicon Opera Theatre, have been invited to London by RIA Novosti to take part in the Festival as honourable guests!
This year will mark the 100th birth anniversary of Dmitry Shostakovich. In October 2005 the orchestra conducted by Maxim Shostakovich will perform the 15th Symphony of the great composer in Royal Albert Hall.
For more information or interviews, please contact the staff of the
London Bureau of RIA Novosti at:
020 7370 1162
020 7370 2736
020 7370 3002