MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
In honor of the 70th anniversary of the outstanding military conductor and composer, People’s Artist of Russia, Lieutenant General Valery Khalilov, a concert “And the music sounds” was held on Sakhalin.
Every year on the birthday of Valery Mikhailovich, a big concert dedicated to his work is held on Sakhalin. He was an outstanding military conductor, initiator and ideological inspirer of the military music movement in the country, became the author and the first musical director of the largest military music festival – Spasskaya Tower.
For guests and residents of the island region, the military brass band of the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk garrison under the direction of conductor Major Oleg Shigalov performed on the stage of the Oktyabr cinema and concert hall.
Also, the concert was attended by artists of creative groups of the Sakhalin Philharmonic – the chamber choir “EL CANTO” and the ensemble “Divertissement”.
The concert featured the best military orchestral and pop compositions, as well as the author’s compositions by the People’s Artist of Russia, Lieutenant General Valery Mikhailovich Khalilov.
“As Maestro Valery Mikhailovich said, any genre is subject to a military brass band – march, waltz, overture, symphony and even opera,” said Major Oleg Shigalov, conductor of the military brass band of the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk garrison.
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