Symphony Orchestra of India Seasons
Mumbai, Maharashtra

Symphony Orchestra of India Seasons

Symphony Orchestra of India Seasons

The National Centre for the Performing Arts’ chairman Khushroo Suntook and virtuoso Kazakh violinist Marat Bisengaliev founded the Symphony Orchestra of India (SOI) in 2006 to give India its professional symphony orchestra.    

Every year, the SOI, of which Bisengaliev is the music director, presents two seasons of symphony orchestra concerts, the Autumn season in September and the Spring season in February. Each includes symphonic concerts as well as recitals, and features renowned conductors and soloists.    

The Autumn 2022 season – and twenty-ninth so far – comprises four symphonic concerts, four recitals and three stagings of Johann Strauss II’s operetta Die Fledermaus in collaboration with the Hungarian State Opera.    

The season will feature music as wide ranging as Beethoven’s triple concerto, pieces from Prokofiev’s ballet Romeo and Juliet and Leonard Bernstein’s dances from the Broadway musical West Side Story. Among the acclaimed international artists making their India debuts will be conductors Alpesh Chauhan and Richard Farnes from the UK; pianists Benjamin Grosvenor, Pavel Kolesnikov and Jean-Frédéric Neuberger from the UK, Russia and France respectively; cellist Henri Demarquette from France, violinist Sayaka Shoji from Japan and French horn player Ben Goldscheider from the UK.

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How to Reach Mumbai
1. By Air: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, formerly known as Sahar International Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Mumbai metropolitan area. It is situated about 30 km from the main Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) train station. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji has two terminals. Terminal 1, or the domestic terminal, was the old airport referred to as Santa Cruz Airport, and some locals still use this name. Terminal 2, or the international terminal, replaced the old terminal 2, formerly known as Sahar Airport. The Santa Cruz Domestic Airport is about 4.5 km from the international airport. There are regular direct flights to Mumbai from most major cities in India and across the world. Buses and cabs are easily available from the airport to reach desired destinations.

2. By Rail: Mumbai is very well connected to rest of India by train. The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus is the most popular station in Mumbai. Trains to Mumbai are available from all major railway stations in India. Some important Mumbai trains of note are the Mumbai Rajdhani, Mumbai Duronto, and Konkan Kanya Express.

3. By Road: Mumbai is well-connected with national highways and expressways. Visiting by bus is economical for individual tourists. Government-run and private buses operate daily services. Travelling to Mumbai by car is a common choice made by travellers, and hailing a cab or hiring a private car is an efficient way of exploring the city.
Source: Mumbaicity.gov.in

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  • Food stalls
  • Free drinking water
  • Gendered toilets
  • Seating

Covid Safety

  • Masks mandatory
  • Only fully vaccinated attendees allowed
  • Socially distanced

Items & Accessories to Carry

1. Light cotton clothes to beat the humidity.

2. A sturdy water bottle, if the festival has refillable water stations.

3. COVID packs: Hand sanitiser, extra masks and a copy of your vaccination certificate at the things you should keep handy.

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