25 October / 2018

On the concert of the leading singer of the St.-Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy in Mauritius

On 25 October 2018 an exclusive concert of the leading singer of the Saint- Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy, laureate of international competition Mrs. Natalia Savchenko and of the honoured artist of Russia, conductor and pianist Mr. Andrei Alekseev was held in Mauritius by the initiative of the Russian Embassy comprising areas of world known operettas of Kalman, Strauss, Lehar, Stolz, Dunayevsky and many others.

The event was opened by the Russian Ambassador in Mauritius H.E. Mr.K.Klimovskiy. He extended gratitude to the Mauritian authorities for the warm welcome rendered to the Russian artists and confirmed the readiness of the Embassy to continue promoting the Russian-Mauritian cultural cooperation.

The musical evening was held with the participation of the Honourable Minister of Arts and Culture of the Republic of Mauritius Mr. P.Roopun, heads and members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to Mauritius, as well as the President of the Coordinative Council of Russian Compatriots in Mauritius Mrs. Olga Bogacheva and the representatives of the public.

The concert hall was full. The spectators were impressed by the exceptional professionalism and artistry of Mrs. Savchenko. The Honourable Minister Mr. P.Roopun highly appreciated the Embassy’s efforts, which once again demonstrated the extraordinary performing skills of the Russian artists to the local public.

The event was held within the framework of the Festival of Operetta 2018, organized by the President of the «Opera Mauritius» foundation Mr. Paul Olsen and was supported by the General Director of the Saint-Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy Mr. Yury Schawrzkopf.

The Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation Mr. Mikhail Shvydkoy prepared his welcoming address to the participants.

The concert received coverage from local print and internet Medias.