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Moscow has held a charity concert supporting children with Down Syndrome

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A charity event supporting children with Down Syndrome had been held in Moscow`s State Geological Museum. The event was orginised by the “Downside Up” foundation and “Veles Capital” investment company.

Guests of the event could enjoy performances of opera celebrities – The Bolshoi Theatre`s soloist Marat Gali and People`s Artist of Russia Olga Guriakova, who performed arias from A. Scarlatti`s, J. Puccini`s, P.I. Tchaikovsky`s and R. Wagner`s operas, duets from R. Schumann`s, E. Elgar`s and I. Kalman`s compositions.

Artists were accompanied by an associate professor of the Moscow Conservatory, an international stage concertmaster Stanislav Dyachenko, who also have acted as a host of this evening, making a brief excursion into the history of opera music.
As a result of the concert, it was possible to rally more than 400 thousand rubles for development programs of children with Down Syndrome.