The International Yuri Bashmet Festival kicks off in Minsk. The forum will present more than ten unique programs with participation of world stars. Tonight the big stage of the Belarusian State Philharmonic will host a grand opening with the participation of the maestro himself and the orchestra «New Russia». Yuri Bashmet, as expected, will not only conduct, but also play a solo. The musicians will perform Tchaikovsky's works.