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A Conductor From Japan Will Perform With A Symphony Orchestra In Yakutsk

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A young Japanese conductor Utu Shimidze will come to Yakutsk for the second time at the end of November.

He will perform with the symphony orchestra “Symphonica ARTica” on November 29 at the concert hall of the Children's School of Arts No. 1. The concert will be held as a part of The Year of Japan in Russia, according to the Philharmonic of Yakutia’s website.

Utah Shimizu was born, grew up and studied in Tokyo - first at Toho Gakuen Music School, then at the Tokyo College of Music.

Shimizu also graduated from the St. Petersburg Conservatory of Rimsky-Korsakov, conducted the Symphony Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theater (Seaside Stage), the Tokyo New City Orchestra, the Romanian Royal Chamber Orchestra and the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra.

"The program of the concert will feature music by composers as Rimsky-Korsakov, Kosaku Yamada, Yasushi Akutagawa" the concert's announcement states.