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The Central Military Band of the Ministry of Defense

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Country
Russia
Place
Main stage
Years of performances
2007 — 2018

The Central Military Band of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation

Colonel Sergey Durygin, Head of the Band, Honored Artist of Russia.

Lieutenant Colonel Konstantin Petrovich, Conductor of the Band.

The Central Military Band of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation is the leading creative group of the Russian Armed Forces and one of the world’s best known military bands. Founded in 1927, it features two independent ensembles — the wind and symphonic one.

It has the honor to take part in major political, social and cultural events in the country, featuring state official events and military parades on Red Square. With all dignity and respect the Central Military Band represents Russian military music traditions both in Russia and broad and takes part in various international music festivals.

The band’s repertoire is very versatile. It includes traditional military marches and compositions, as well as classical and popular music pieces composed by Russian and foreign authors. The band recorded the State Anthem of the Russian Federation regarded as the standard of excellence. It has also recorded an anthology of Russian military music, stored now in the State Archive of Television and Radio Programs. In the past few years alone, the band has recorded about a dozen CDs of Russian, foreign and military music.

Military musicians regularly go on tour. Their amazing skills and endless talent have won the audiences’ hearts in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Germany, Denmark, Israel, Italy, China, North Korea, Malta, Mongolia, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, the USA, France, Switzerland, and Sweden.

SCHEDULE OF PERFORMANCES
Date Time Place
23 August 2019 20:00 — 22:30 Main stage
24 August 2019 20:00 — 22:30 Main stage
25 August 2019 20:00 — 22:30 Main stage
26 August 2019 20:00 — 22:30 Main stage
27 August 2019 20:00 — 22:30 Main stage
28 August 2019 20:00 — 22:30 Main stage
29 August 2019 20:00 — 22:30 Main stage
30 August 2019 20:00 — 22:30 Main stage
31 August 2019 20:00 — 22:30 Main stage
1 September 2019 12:00 — 14:15
20:00 — 22:30
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