Русский | DECR Communication Service / | April 13, 2011
English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas

Opera singers from Russia will perform Paschal hymns in Thailand

April 23-24, 2011, on the eve of Pascha, with the blessing of Archbishop Mark of Yegorevsk, head of the Foreign Institutions Office of the Moscow Patriarchate, soloists from Moscow's "Russian Opera Theater" will sing at All Saints Church in Pattaya. Assisting in this endeavor is the fund of St. Nicholas (Moscow) and the Foundation of the Orthodox Church in Thailand.

Paschal hymns will be performed by Sergei Moskalkova, Nadezhda Niwinski, Alina Shakirova, Yuri Baranov.

It is expected that on April 25, Paschal Monday, the same artists with the participation accompanist Shizuka Toritani give a charity concert, reports the website of the Orthodox Church in Thailand.


The "Russian Opera Theater" was founded in 2008 by a group of Moscow opera singers and enthusiasts and the Charity Foundation of St. Nicholas the wonder worker. Artistic director of the theater is AF Vedernikov, People's Artist of USSR State Prize winner Bolshoi soloist. The repertoire of the theater includes many concert and opera programs..