Russian Dancers See Performance of Korean Artistes

Pyongyang, July 4 (KCNA) — The members of the visiting State Academic Moiseyev Dance Company of Russia headed by Director Elena Scherbakova saw a performance given by the State Symphony Orchestra and the State National Art Troupe at the Ponghwa Art Theatre on Sunday.

The State Symphony Orchestra with a long history presented with a beautiful and rich artistic depiction the fourth movement “Glory to the General” of the symphony suite “Long Journey of Songun Leadership,” the orchestras “Rich Harvest Comes to the Chongsan Plain” and “Arirang” and other numbers to display the solemn and peculiar melodies of the combined orchestra of Korean style and high artistic skill.

The performers also presented in orchestras the overture of the opera “Ruslan and Lyudmila” and the first movement of Shostakovich’s 7th Symphony “Leningrad.”

The State National Art Troupe put on the stage the folk dances “Tondollari,” “Jaenggang Dance,” “Dance with a Long Korean Drum,” “Dance of Hunters” and other dance pieces to impressively depict the creative working life and noble customs of the resourceful and diligent Korean people with high artistry.

The audience enthusiastically acclaimed the performance given in an atmosphere of warm Korea-Russia friendship feelings.

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