Moscow will host a concert in honor of Sotkilava

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator in photobacteria singer Zurab Sotkilava . Archival photoMoscow will host a concert in honor of Sotkilava© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator the image Bank

Gala concert «Vivat Sotkilava» organized by the charity Fund of Elena Obraztsova will be held in the Great hall of the Moscow Conservatory. The performance will be held in the framework of the seventh world championship on football among artists — a football and music festival «Art-football».

The famous tenor whose name is entered in the Golden pages of history of the Russian Bolshoi theater, in his youth was fond of football. Sotkilava was the captain of team Georgia, which won the championship of the USSR, entered in one of the leading teams of the League «Dinamo»Tbilisi.

«Despite the fact that I not so long ago after surgery, but now I feel good, will definitely try to attend the football competition and will be rooting for the Bolshoi theatre, teams of Russia and Georgia. I thank the organizers of the concert in my honor to speak can not yet, but will definitely be at the concert,» said Sotkilava RIA Novosti.

Will perform people’s artist of Russia, pianist Daniel Kramer, soloists of the Bolshoi theatre Agunda Kulaeva with Alexey Tatarintsev, winners of international competitions Vasily Ladyuk, Stanislav Mostovoy and Goderdzi Janelidze, soloists of «Helikon-Opera» and the Musical theater of Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko.

The concert also will perform delegated the football teams of different countries of the world singers Chiara Harvey (UK), Natasha Federico rasic (Serbia), Melinda Hayter (Hungary) and pianist Johan Randvere (Estonia).

In the program music of Glinka, Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti, Verdi, Bizet, Liszt, Puccini, Cilea, Kalman, Lehar. Khachaturian, Tsfasman, Morricone and others.

In Moscow from 3 to 12 June for the seventh time will be held the world championship on football among artists — a football and music festival «Art-football». This unique event is the international component of the charitable action «Under the flag of Kindness». Its goal is to help seriously ill children who need expensive treatment.