After successfully conducting the members of Saint Petersburg Philharmonic at Shostakovich Philharmonic Hall, Nishimoto was awarded the Order of Saint Stanislaus. Saints Petersburg Philharmonic is one of the oldest existing orchestras in Russia. They are based in the city that has undergone several name changes, including Petrograd and Leningrad. In 1991, the orchestra's name was officially changed to the current name from Leningrad Philharmonic.
Saint Petersburg Philharmonic (English)