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03 June 2012 y.

Grandiose gala concert completed the III Music Festival of Asian-Pacific region

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Today, on July, 3 at the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theater there was held a ceremonial closing and gala concert of participants of the III Krasnoyarsk International Music Festival of Asian-Pacific region.
The First Deputy Governor of the Krasnoyarsk Krai, the Chairman of the Government of the Krasnoyarsk Krai, and the Chairman of the Organizing committee of the III Krasnoyarsk International Music Festival of Asian-Pacific region Viktor Tomenko addressed the audience and guests of the festival: "During those days we could make a real music and dance journey to the countries of the Asian-Pacific region. I sincerely hope that due to this event we’ll be able to establish a creative bridge between our countries, and the festival will become a good tradition of meetings of creative people on the banks of the Yenisei River. "
The final gala-concert lasted over two hours. The programme of the concert emphasized the scale and significance of the event. The public could see the best numbers of the festival and listen to unsurpassed samples of the world's musical heritage. In the first part of the concert there sounded arias from operas "La Traviata", "The Force of Destiny", and "Rigoletto" by G. Verdi, "Carmen" by G. Bizet, "Madame Butterfly" and "Tosca" by G. Puccini, "Pagliacci" by R. Leonkavallo, performed by the guest of honor of the festival the People's Artist of USSR Vladislav Piavko, as well as the Honored Artist of Mongolia Amartuvshin Enhbat, Sunghee Huang, Oh Kyung Sik and Eliza Cho (Republic of Korea), laureates of international competitions Saifullo Yusupov (Republic of Tajikistan), Andrew Silenko (Russia), Yuriko Nonaka (Japan) and Sodnomtseren Munguntsetseg (Mongolia). At the conductor’s stand there changed each other the Honored Artist of Russia Anatoly Chepurnoy, Yoichi Sugiyama from Japan, Martin Piecuch from the U.S., Tuulayhuu Nyamaa, and Burenbeh Zhagvaral, the Honored Art Worker of Mongolia. At the end of the first part the soloists, orchestra and the choir of the theater performed the song "On the swings" by Leo Denz.
The second part of the concert was opened by the group of Japanese drummers “Sanshu Asuke Taiko”. The best folk numbers were presented by the Kazakh Folk Instruments Orchestra of the Kostanay Regional Philharmonic Society, the China National Orchestra, the band "Celso Espejo Rondalla" from the Philippine,  the Dance and Costume Theater "Edegey" (Tuva), the ensembles "Kyz-Burak" (Kyrgyzstan), "Miras" (Turkmenistan ) and "Spring" (Vietnam), the Evenk folk song and dance group "Osiktakan", the Folk ensemble Ulger, the Khakass Dance Ensemble Kun Suzy (Khakassia), as well as dance groups from the Kingdom of Thailand and Bangladesh. The leading soloists of the National Ballet of China Cao Shuci and Sheng Shidong showed a ballet dance in contemporary choreography.
A musical surprise finished the gala-concert: the Russian "Kalinka" was vigorously performed by the Chamber Orchestra "Surya Vocalia" from Indonesia.