Daughter Galina Vishnevskaya celebrated her 90th birthday

Дочери Галины Вишневской отметили ее 90-летие
The anniversary of the great singer said at the Bolshoi theatre.

Дочери Галины Вишневской отметили ее 90-летие

Olga and Elena Rostropovich

Photo: Yury Feklistov

Daughters of the great singer Galina Vishnevskaya Olga and Elena the 90th anniversary of his illustrious mother said with a big concert on the historic stage of the Bolshoi theatre. In honor of people’s artist of the USSR sounded the music of her favorite composers — Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Borodin, Puccini, Verdi, Leoncavallo. In the evening, which became the main event of the celebrations dedicated to the jubilee of people’s artist of the USSR, sent the greeting of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin.

The gala concert, conducted by music Director Tugan Sokhiev, was attended by stars of world Opera, rené Pape, Makvala
, Kasrashvili, Maria Guleghina, Badri Maisuradze, Julia Gertseva, Fabio Sartori, and Zeljko Lucic. The scene Galina Pavlovna gave almost 30 years of his life, made her students — graduates
The center of Opera art, which was organized in Moscow Vishnevskaya few years ago. These open Galina Pavlovna talents now represent the famous troupe: Agunda Kulaeva, Oleg Dolgov and Elchin
Azizov — the Bolshoi theatre, Irina Moreva — “New Opera”.

The concert at the Bolshoi theatre in honor of the 90th anniversary of Galina Vishnevskaya

Photo: Yury Feklistov

During the intermission in the Museum lobby, where from 25 October there is an exhibition “Galina
Vishnevskaya. The greatness and Simplicity…” was held the ceremony of awarding
The large theatre is a bronze bust of Galina Vishnevskaya Alexander
Rukavishnikova. This sculptor, author of monument of Mstislav Rostropovich in Moscow
will work on the monument to his wife (the sculptor won the competition for
his project). The honorary guest of the evening was the President of Fund socially-cultural initiatives Svetlana Medvedeva,
which the artistic Director of the Opera Centre Olga Rostropovich
personally shown the exhibits talked about the history of costumes and photos. Unusual was the finale of the evening: together with the soloists and the chorus, which was located on the stage, sang and the choir of “Helikon-Opera”, filled the aisles of the stalls and thus creating a stereo effect!