The St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra is scheduled to perform on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. at the Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor. Celebrating its 125th anniversary back in 2007, the Russia-based orchestra has shared the stage with some of the most renowned musicians, including German composer Richard Strauss and Hungarian conductor Arthur Nikisch. With three years since the orchestra’s last American tour, it’s back and ready to kick things off in Ann Arbor this Saturday night. But before it does, here are 10 things you should know about the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra.
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