International music day is celebrated around the world on 1 October. The holiday was created on the initiative of UNESCO. This day is widely celebrated among all people whose professions are connected with music. The decision to celebrate this day was made in 1973.
This is a common professional holiday — the performers and listeners, and all the organizers of concerts in the city on the Neva. All who consider music a necessary part of his life and the key to the prosperity of the whole society. This evening, since five o'clock, four diverse band will present their one-hour program in the Big hall of the Philharmonic society of Shostakovich. Female choir of the College of Rimsky-Korsakov, together with the Concert choir of the Institute of culture with a spiritual vocal program, the Chamber orchestra of the Conservatory with a dedication to Mnatsakanyan, the orchestra Estrin mapping Grieg and Gershwin and Olympic Brass with a mix of jazz, tango and domestic Grand romantics.