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140th anniversary of composer's birth marked

11-29-2013 09:42 BJT

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This year it's 140 years since the birth of Russian pianist and composer Sergei Rachma’ni’noff. To commemorate the great composer, as well as to promote classical music, Beijing’s Central Conservatory of Music has hosted a marathon concert featuring his work.

Rachmaninoff’s works from a variety of periods, famous or not, are presented here to audiences at the Central Conservatory of Music.

And the concert attracts thousands.The Central Conservatory of Music is also hosting lectures and other activities to commemorate Rachmaninoff. A piano competition will be held in his honour, as the composer was widely considered to be one of the finest pianists of his day.

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