The Russian Frontier Guard Band is one of the best orchestras in the country.
In the course of its history, it performed under the baton of F.Nikolaevsky,
V.Runov, V.Revelev, E.Mazin.
The orchestra regularly participates in national events and holidays attended by
the President of Russia, leaders of the Federal Frontier Guard of Russia, members
of the government and Russian Parliament. It also frequently holds concerts and
performs for the Frontier guards.
During its 50-year history, the orchestra toured and gave concerts at all frontiers
of Russia, Belarus, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan,
Georgia, Armenia, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia. The band was also enthusiastically
received in the USA, Germany, Austria, Poland, Norway and Denmark.
The orchestra is remarkable for an extremely varied repertoire of music, which
guarantees a tremendous success and packed audiences all over the world. The very
high level of professional musicianship, repeatedly recognized at its performances
at military ceremonies, allows the band to render a wide range of music from classical
pieces to folk and pop.
The orchestra is affiliated with the Ministry of Culture of Russia and the Moscow
Government. It performs with soloists from the best theaters of the country:
the Bolshoi Theater, the Music Theatre after Stanislavsky and Nemirovitch-Danchenko,
the Operetta Theater and others.
In 1992, the well-respected and famed conductor E.Svetlanov cast the Russian
Frontier Guard Band over many rival wind orchestras to record the 19th Symphony of
Myaskovsky for the "Anthology of Russian Music".
It is worth mentioning that the orchestra has a spectacular marching band performance,
which consists of movements and reorganizations of the musicians to popular music
from around the world. The audience always delightfully attends its performances
in the streets, squares, large concert auditoriums and international festivals of