The Central Band of the Navy named after Nikolai
Captain 2nd Rank Valentin Lyashenko, Head of the Band.
Captain 1st Rank Alexey Karabanov, Artistic Director of the Band, Merited Worker of Arts and Honored Artist of Russia.
Major Marat Gayanov, Conductor of the Band.
Formed in 1941, the Central Band of the Navy named after Nikolai
The band’s repertoire is very versatile and includes classical and contemporary music pieces composed by Russian and foreign authors. It also features a precious collection of Russian and Soviet songs about the sea and the Russian Navy.
The band regularly tours around naval and military bases of the Russian Armed Forces across the country. It successfully performs onstage of the best concert venues both in Russia and abroad, such as the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Moscow International House of Music, the Great Hall of St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia, etc.