St. Petersburg Opera Opens the Cultural Program of the Russian Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai
The St. Petersburg Opera performed for the first time on the stage of Dubai Opera. On October 11 and 12, the audience was presented with the opera Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi staged by the People's Artist of Russia Yuri Alexandrov.
The tour took place as part of the cultural program of the Russian Pavilion at Expo 2020.
“We are very pleased that it was the tour of the St. Petersburg Opera that opened the large-scale and varied program of the Russian Pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai. We saw a great interest in the production of both international media and guests and organizers of Expo. It is extremely important for us to present different spheres of Russian culture within the framework of participation at Expo. We demonstrated Russian opera art at the highest level” – said Dmitry Mikhailov, Deputy Commissioner General of the Russian Pavilion.