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8 Jun

Closing Grand Gala of the 2nd International Odessa Opera Art Festival will be broadcast on-line

Grand concert gala Odessa Stars of the World’s Opera Stage will be the final exclamation mark in a row of the world-class performances featuring the II International Odessa Opera Arts festival. The concert will be broadcast on-line live. The Telecommunications Company TENET and the Odessa Oblast State Broadcasting Company are among the organizers of the event.
 

Internet users can watch and listen to the concert of the official website of the Odessa National academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, the official website of the TENET company, on Channel 41 of the digital TENET-TV, as well as on the website of the Internet media portal Dumskaya.net.  

The concert broadcast will be an extraordinary event in the art life of Ukraine. It is going to be the first time when a Ukrainian opera performance is broadcast on-line and available to watch live worldwide.

The concert will feature opera celebrities with Odessa background:

  • Anna Shafajinskaia, guest soloist with Royal Opera House Covent Garden (London); 
  • Susanna Chakhoian, soloist of the Shevchenko National Opera of Ukraine, Honoured Artist of Ukraine;
  • Inga Martynova, soloist of the Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre;
  • Michael Kit, People’s Artist of Ukraine, soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre;
  • August Amonov, soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre;
  • Konstantin Andreev, guest soloist of The Teatro Real (The Royal Theatre) of Madrid;
  • Vitaly Bilyy, guest soloist of La Scala, National Opera of Israel and State Opera of Bavaria
  • Stanislav Trifonov, soloist of the Bolshoi National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus.

Conductors:

  • Aleksandre Samoile, Music Director of the Festival, Principal conductor of the Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, People’s Artist of Moldova;
  • Oksana Lyniv, Prizewinner of many international competitions.

“We hope this broadcast will give opportunity to thousands of Internet users to get acquainted with classical art and will present artistic abilities of the Odessa Opera and Odessa Ballet troupe as well Odessa opera school”, Nadezhda Babich, Managing Director of the Odessa Opera says.

“On-line broadcast of the Festival closing event is a logical extension of support given by TENET Company to the art projects. I am convinced that IT technologies can discover new facets of art. We are always happy to support interesting initiatives of the native city “, Oleg Yevseev, TENET company CEO underscores.

The concert starts at 6:30 pm on June 9 and will last about two hours.