0456 GMT June 26, 2022
Russian conductor Valery Gergiev invited renowned Iranian composer to conduct a Russian orchestra.
Rahbari will conduct a performance in St. Petersburg, Russia, on July 10, IRNA reported.
Pieces by Russian composers Dmitry Shostakovich and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov will be performed in the program.
In 1988, Gergiev became general director and artistic director of the Mariinsky Orchestra and artistic director of the White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg.
Rahbari has worked with more than 120 European orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
Gergiev is the founder and director of prestigious international festivals including the Stars of the White Nights (since 1993), the Moscow Easter Festival (since 2002), the Gergiev Festival in Rotterdam, the Mikkeli Festival and the 360 Degreesfestival in Munich.