In the cultural capital in the midst of SPIEF. Thursday was a concert of Robbie Williams. Foreign artist invited the oligarch Alisher Usmanov. According to rumors, Robbie was not the only foreign artist on a large-scale event.
From 24 to 26 may in the cultural capital hosts the St. Petersburg international economic forum. Apart from business, in the event entertainment program. Every day there are parties with participation of stars of show business. Before the opening of the guests addressed Zemfira, Boris Grebenshikov, and the next day the guests were entertained by Valery Syutkin, “Chaif”, Tina Kuznetsova, “Animals” and an important guest from abroad – 44-year-old singer Robbie Williams.
Former member of Take That came at the invitation of billionaire Alisher Usmanov. Thus a businessman noted the 25th anniversary of the mobile operator, owned by him. Closed big was held in the Planetarium. Expensive champagne flowed freely, and a snack was offered delicious dishes prepared in enormous quantities by the team of chefs.
The forum participants and secular audiences went into the lead, hearing the hits of the overseas guests. Judging by social media, the event was fun, Ksenia Sobchak, Matilda Shnurova, Oksana Lavrentiev, Mikhail Prokhorov, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Sergei Minayev, Ksenia Rappoport and many others.
Robbie Williams looked great, and was willing to communicate with the audience. The culmination of the evening was the performance of Williams smash hit “Party Like a Russian”. Apparently, the artist has managed to cope with the illness. In February of this year, Robbie told journalists that suffers from a mental disorder. Recently, the illness star is aggravated. Because of this, the artist often can not go on stage. However, Williams sometimes there are periods of “bliss”. At such moments, Robbie feels truly happy.
Last year Williams was not feeling well during the tour in Zurich. After that, the star was hospitalized and had to cancel a series of performances, including in Russia. Concerts Robbie was to be held on 7 and 10 September in Saint-Petersburg and Moscow in support of the album “The Heavy Entertainment Show”.
That Williams will come to Russia for the celebration of Alisher Usmanov became known after the publication of the British newspaper The Guardian. Foreign journalists have written that the artist will be the headliner at “the most elegant party in Saint-Petersburg” and will perform the hit “Party Like a Russian”. Then representatives of Williams declined to comment.