London hosted a unique charity event.
Chulpan Khamatova, Teodor Currentzis, Ralph Fiennes, Vanessa Redgrave and
Dina Korzun performed at organized by Gift of Life Foundation
charity concert at the Royal Festival Hall in London. To help
Russian children with oncological and hematological diseases were
collected more than 600,000 pounds.
On the evening performed by famous orchestra Teodor Currentzis
there was music from Sergei Prokofiev’s ballet “Romeo and Juliet”. Actors read
sonnets and excerpts from Shakespeare’s plays in Russian and English languages. One of the
the strongest impressions of the evening was the Duo of Chulpan Khamatova and Ralph finnes,
that one night turned into Romeo and Juliet.
At the end of the show the actors asked the audience in the hall.
“It’s a huge honor to help the Gift of Life Foundation and be
witness what they do, ‘ said Ralph Fiennes. — Temai? today
the evening was love, and of course life. Today we received this gift, the gift of
life and the gift of love from two great artists — Prokofiev and Shakespeare, and together
could help children. Thank you for your support!”
“For an adult there is no greater horror than the horror
illness or death of a child. And there is no greater happiness than to see that baby
healthy — said Chulpan Khamatova. — Samii? Svetlyy? the feat is that?
a man can make is to save someone’s particular life. Of course, we don’t
power over death, but we can fight with nei? to the bitter end. Otherwise,
why are we given such beautiful music and such great poetry, if we
indifferent to the thrill of self? of life.”
After the concert, Gift of Life held a VIP reception and auction. Among
many lots were eksklyuzivnye? a gift from Chulpan Hamatova? — unique?
calendar with more than 180 memorable wishes from stars, including
Antonio Banderas, Anna Netrebko, Natalia Vodianova and others.