05 October / 2018

On the participation of the Russian Ambassador in the press conference dedicated to the Festival of Operetta 2018

On the occasion of the announced Festival of Operetta which will take place in Mauritius 18-28 November 2018, on the 3d of October in the Labourdonnais hotel in Port Louis, a press conference was held by the organizer of the Festival, director of the «Opera Mauritius» foundation Mr. P.Olsen. The Russian Ambassador was also participating.

In his address to the journalists, the head of the Russian diplomatic mission spoke about the scheduled performance of the Russian artists within the framework of the largest musical event of 2018 in Mauritus, described the history of the genre of operetta in Russia and gave details about the St.-Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy which is considered to be one of the leading operetta focused theatres in Russia. He also outlined that the participation of Russian artists became possible thanks to the helpful assistance of the Theatre Director Mr. Yury Schwarzkopf.

The concert of the leading singer of the St.-Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy Mrs. Natalia Savchenko and famous pianist, honoured artist of Russia Mr. Andrei Alekseev is organized on 25 October where arias and musical parts of well-known operettas of various composers admired by the public will be performed.

The event was followed by the opening of a photo exhibition dedicated to the upcoming Festival in the presence of the Acting President of the Republic of Mauritius H.E. Mr. P.Vyapoory.