Moscow State Radio Symphony to Play March 5 at the River Campus


Photo of the Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra performing

The Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra is on a nationwide tour of the United States that will include a performance in Cape Girardeau, Mo. 


CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Feb. 19, 2010 — The amazing sounds of Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra will fill the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall beginning at 7:30 p.m. March 5 on Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.  The performance will include many Russian masterpieces, such as Tchaikovsky’s “Overture to Romeo and Juliet,” Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme” by Paganin and Rimsky-Korsakov’s tone poem, “Scheherazade.”  The Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1978.  In the beginning, its music was broadcast through Russia for its citizens on a weekly basis.  After the fall of communism, the symphony was allowed to share its music throughout the world.The group has performed in Munich, Germany; Rome; Hong Kong; New York; Chicago; Los Angeles and many other cities across the globe.  This year, Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra, with its award-winning musicians, is on a nationwide tour of the United States. Alexander Sinchuk is the Orchestra’s piano soloist.  Sinchuk was the first prize winner in the 2009 International Rachmaninoff Piano Competition of Moscow.  Nadezda Tokareva is the violinist for the orchestra.  Tokareva has also played all over the world and won numerous awards.  Alexei Kornienko is the chief conductor and music director.  Kornienko directed, conducted and played with several orchestras all over the world.  He has the ability to remain true to legendary compositions, but also infuses his own individual style into them.The beautiful pieces of music and talent of the Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra are guaranteed to impress all audiences.

TicketsTickets may be purchased at the River Campus Box Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St., weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by calling (573) 651-2265. Tickets also may be purchased at any MetroTix outlet, online at, keyword Radio Orchestra, or by calling toll-free: (800) 293-5949.