HomeNewsNews for October 2013A Former Soloist of the Odessa Opera Galina Oleynichenko died yesterday

14 Oct

A Former Soloist of the Odessa Opera Galina Oleynichenko died yesterday

It is with the deepest regret that The Odessa Opera informs of an untimely death of the legend of the world opera Galina Oleynichenko. She died on Oct 13, 2013 being 85 years old.

 

The source for the sad news is The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia where the singer performed successfully for a quarter of a century. The singer also was Professor at the Gnesinykh Russian Academy of Music, Head of the State Committee at the Modern Art Institute, the jury member for the New Names programme.

It is not informed where and when the funeral will take place.

The staff and management of the theatre regret of the loss in the world opera art and express their sincere condolences to Galina Oleynichenko’s colleagues, students, friends and family.