The congratulatory message reads, in part,
“As a distinguished conductor, you are one of the outstanding, extraordinary personalities who captivate audiences with their talent and inexhaustible creative energy. The Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra that you founded really has won world-wide acclaim, presenting the noteworthy traditions of our national performing and conducting schools in various venues.
Your untiring social and charitable work, and sincere desire to help promising young people deserves profound respect. You have opened the door to the wonderful world of art for hundreds of gifted musicians.”