Verdi’s Requiem to mourn victims of plane crash in Black Sea
On 29 December Tchaikovsky Concert Hall hosted a recital of Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem to commemorate the people killed in the plane crash over Black Sea on 25 December. A moment of silence preceded the recital.
Requiem was performed by MRP’s State Choir, Mariinsky Theatre Choir and Symphony Orchestra, Student Choir of Popov Choral Arts Academy, soloists Ildar Abdrazakov (bass), Julia Matochkina (mezzo soprano), Tatiana Serzhan (soprano), and Nazhmiddin Mavlyanov (tenor). People’s Artist of Russia Valery Gergiyev was conducting.