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British Conductor Riddell Leads Concert in Damascus for the First Time.

Damascus, (SANA) _ Syrian National Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday started the new season by performing a concert led by the British Conductor David Riddell at the theatre of Fine Arts Faculty in Damascus.

The concert started by playing a dramatic musical piece composed by Carl Nielsen, after which Syrian Musician Dyia al-Sukari played a cello solo dubbed / Pictures of the Past/.

The Orchestra performed a symphony titled / Echoes of Ossian/ by Danish Composer Niels Gade, in addition to a symphony dubbed /London/ by British Composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.The concert was organized by the British Council and the Higher Institute for Music in Damascus.

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