St. Petersburg id getting ready to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Sergey Rachmaninoff next year. The organizing committee discussed the programme at a meeting chaired by Minister of culture Olga Lyubimova.
Apart from a large number of concerts, large-scale cultural and educational events, exhibitions and conferences, including international ones, are planned to be held.
According to St. Petersburg Vice Governor Vladimir Kirillov, the city concert most important centers including the Mariinsky Theatre and the Philharmonia will take part in the celebration.
The city government has decided to commemorate the composer by naming a toponymic object after him.
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