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GASTRONOMIC FESTIVAL IN KAZAN

15 September 2022

On September 17-18, Kazan will host the Tasty Kazan gastronomic festival for the eighth time. The festival will take place on the square in front of the Palace of Farmers. Visitors will be able to try dishes, take part in culinary master classes from chefs, try tasting sets, learn the rules of hospitality and much more.
NEW SEASON AT THE MARIINSKY THEATER

02 September 2022

On September 2, the new 240th theater season begins at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg. In August, the theater, as always, was closed for the summer holidays, but in September the theater reopens its doors for fans of opera and ballet.

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BREATH OF BAIKAL OPERA FESTIVAL

19 September 2022

The 10th International Festival of Opera Music Breath of Baikal was held in Irkutsk from 26 to 30 May.

On Wednesday, the festival opened with a gala concert, where arias from operas and vocal works by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Richard Wagner, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart were performed. The evening of chamber music took place on Thursday. The piano was accompanied by works by Russian and foreign composers. On Friday, at the Angarsk Palace of Culture, the artists performed Giuseppe Verdi's opera La Traviata. At a gala concert that concludes the festival on May 30, the guests of the musical festival heard arias and ensembles from operas by Alexander Borodin, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Ruggiero Leoncavallo, Gaetano Donizetti, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini. In addition, Siberian and Buryat songs were also performed.

The festival program also included the traditional qualifying round of one of the most famous and prestigious music competitions - the international competition named after Hans Gabor Belvedere. Its qualifying rounds take place on the stages of famous theaters around the world. This year, vocalists from Russia, Ukraine and the United States took part in it.

In 2021, the Breath of Baikal Opera Festival was being held as part of the celebration of the Year of Baikal Lake in the Irkutsk region.