He is known as the one-man band and his colleagues know him as a person with a unique ear for music. People’s Artist of Belarus Mikhail Finberg celebrates his 70th birthday anniversary on the 21st of February, 2017.
Mikhail Finberg, who is not only a musician but a famous orchestra director, began his career in his hometown of Mozyr. Having graduated from a music school on a class of the violin, he continued his studies at college and a music academy, and then created his first orchestra at the circus in Minsk.
Mikhail Finberg founded the National Orchestra of Symphonic Music in 1987, and has taken the lead of the orchestra ever since. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has sent his birthday greetings to the People’s Artist of Belarus.
Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus:
Your efforts to find and support talented youth, vigorous activities and participation in important social projects deserve words of sincere acknowledgement.