The ceremonial meeting at the Bolshoi Theater. On the podium: D. D. Shostakovich, A. I. Khachaturyan, E. F. Gnesina, R. M. Glier, A. A. Yablochkina, L. P. Aleksandrovskaya, K. Kondrashin, E. A. Furtseva, A. B. Goldenveiser, L. V. Baratov, T. M. Zueva and others. Speakers: T. N. Khrennikov, D. D. Shostakovich. Scene from the opera Ruslan and Lyudmila, Krakowiak from the opera Ivan Susanin. The British delegation in the hall.