on the night of August 8, Palace bridge in Saint Petersburg will be diluted at the Aria “Love is a rebellious bird” from the Opera of Georges Bizet “Carmen”. And highlighting will color the bridge in red color, resembling the color of the velvet curtain.
This action is planned in the framework of the international festival “Opera for all”.
As reported in the St. Petersburg Committee for culture, the choice of musical compositions were popular. The voting took place in social networks from 27 July to 6 August, and was attended by over 20 thousand people.
Among the other options considered arias from operas “Eugene Onegin”, “Queen of spades”, “Rigoletto”, “Prince Igor”, “Turandot”, “La Boheme”, “the Tale of Tsar Saltan”, “Aleko”. Won the famous Habanera performed by Elena Obraztsova.
Festival “Opera for all” will be held in St. Petersburg from 8 to 22 August. Opera masterpieces will be presented at the Cathedral square of the Peter and Paul fortress, Yelagin island, Rastrelli square in front of Smolny Cathedral and the main parade ground of the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo.