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Romansiada Without Borders concluded in Hamburg
Romansiada Without Borders international festival-contest of Russian romances took place in Tchaikovsky Hall, Hamburg, one of the festival's organizers Lora Laevskaya informed.
76 professional and amateur romance performers from Russia, Germany, Italy, Portugal and other European countries came to perform popular and less-known romances in various genres. People's Artist of Russia singer Galina Preobrazhenskaya headed the jury.
A separate nomination was organised for kids 6-16 years old, but the most young participant was just 4 years old.
Norwegian singer Rushana Brandanger received Gran-prix for performance of her own romance.
Audience has also applauded Serbian contratenor Alexander Timotik who performed romance of 19th century Russian composer Alexander Dargomyzhsky. He was invited to the Column Hall of Moscow's House of the Unions. Bruno Vargas from Chile has touched his listeners with Don Juan's Serenade by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. He has won the participation in Romansiada Stars in Kremlin concert that will happen in January 2018.