Specially trained Russian canaries will accompany musicians taking the stage in a Turkey classical music concert to perform the works of Haydn, Beethoven, Gade, Piazzolla.

Turkey’s capital Ankara will host the Russian Performing Arts Festival on Nov. 4-6 as part of the Turkish-Russian cultural year events.

Mikhail Utkin on the cello, Anastasia Gusarova on the flute, and Natalia Gus on the piano will perform five concerts in accompany of Russian canaries.

Mihail Utkin will conduct the orchestra.

The history of the Russian singing canaries goes back 300 years, event organizer Tarkan Gurol told Anadolu Agency.

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