Concert Victory on the Mamaev Kurgan in Volgograd began with a presentation of the Russian youth Symphony orchestra under the baton of Yuri Bashmet, the correspondent of RIA Novosti from the event.
The early rain did not frighten neither the artists nor the audience, which is not as much as originally planned. Because of the situation with coronavirus number of people had to limit, consolation is the fact that being broadcast.
The Victory concert will take place on the Mamaev Kurgan in Volgograd on June 24, he will be one of the key events of the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war, have informed RIA Novosti the press service of VGTRK.
"On June 24 in the city-hero of Volgograd will host a unique concert dedicated to the anniversary of the great Victory. Concert Victory on Mamaev hill will be one of the Central events of the solemn celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war and the Year of Memory and Glory", - stated in a press release.
People's artist Edgard Zapashny, saxophonist Igor Butman, pianist Denis Matsuev, radio and TV presenter Alla Dovlatov, as well as singer and actress Marina Fedunkiv supported a gradual easing of the isolation regime in Moscow.
He added that he hoped that the schedule of the walks, introduced in Moscow, will be effective. "Because we see that the worst scenario, we still have escaped" — he said.
The twentieth jubilee festival of arts "cherry forest" opened Sunday with a concert of "Optimistic speech. The live stream" in the halls of the Pushkin Museum Pushkin, the broadcast of the concert takes place on the First channel.
In the tradition of "Chereshnevy Les" is held in partnership with the State Museum of fine arts named after A. S. Pushkin. This year the opening of the festival coincided with the celebration of the birth of the Museum, which on Sunday celebrated its 108 years.
The jubilee XX international festival of arts "cherry forest" starts on Sunday, may 31, in an unusual format, but the creators of the festival are sure that it will appeal to both spectators and participants, said the press service.
In the tradition of "Chereshnevy Les", held in partnership with the Museum of fine arts. Pushkin and unite with the celebration of the birth of the Museum, which celebrates 108 years. The awarding of the prize. Oleg Jankowski "Creative discovery" will replace the online-concert in the halls of the permanent exhibition of the Pushkin's "Optimistic statements. Live" with observance of all norms of social distance between the actors.
Conductor Yuri Bashmet encourages to consider the opinion of the professional community while working on the restoration of live performances.
Earlier, the Russian musicians, among them Bashmet, pianist Denis Matsuev, saxophonist Igor Butman, composer Igor Krutoy, has written an open letter with a request to coordinate with the professional community step-by-step action to exit the situation because of the coronavirus, to return to concert activity.