The 13th International Yury Bashmet Festival opens today at the Belarusian State Philharmonic Hall. The musical forum starts with a concert of the «star» tandem: People’s Artist of Russia Yuri Bashmet, the Moscow Soloists Chamber Ensemble and the world's outstanding violinist Vadim Repin. For the first time, the work of the Belarusian composer «Landscapes of Fading Memory» will be performed. The festival also includes an interesting performance with the participation of Russian celebrities, a musical gymnastics project and a night concert in the subway.