Famous Russian opera singers celebrated the Russia Day with a performance of their favourite arias and lyrical songs.
Ensemble Productions and the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in the UK presented a unique online project dedicated to the Russia Day with participation of Russian opera stars.
The programme was comprised of performances by soloists of the Bolshoi and Mariinsky theatres, who are celebrated on leading world stages. They provided special recordings, which were accompanied by personal welcome messages to the audience. Russia’s rich musical heritage was reflected in the arias and romances of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky, Rubinstein, Glinka, Borodin and Taneyev, as well as Russian folk songs.