The committee announced the program and dates for City Day celebrations. The holiday will begin to be celebrated on Saturday, May 25: it had to be postponed since May 27 fell on Monday. Citizens are waiting for the festival of street theaters, a parade of military brass bands and an opera and jazz concert on Palace Square.
Street theaters will open in the city center at 14:00. At five venues, the addresses of which have not yet been specified, Russian and European troupes will perform. At this time, the festival "There is contact!" Will take place in the Central Park of Culture and Culture, with the participation of people with disabilities. The first holiday will end with the performance of the Derevo Theater by Anton Adasinsky.
At 14:00, on the steps of St. Isaac's Cathedral, a four thousandth choir will perform works by Russian composers. Vladislav Chernushenko was appointed to conduct the choir, and a large symphony orchestra to accompany. At the same time, a march of military brass bands starts on Nevsky Prospekt - musicians will come from England, Belgium, Austria, Italy and Turkey.
At 20:00, a concert will begin at the Palace. The program includes classical and jazz. Tenor Vladimir Galuzin, Mariinsky Theater leading baritone Alexei Markov and international competitions laureate Ekaterina Sergeeva will perform solo numbers from the operas of Bizet, Bellini and Puccini, Verdi's aria to the accompaniment of the Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra. For the jazz component of the concert, the singer Fantine is responsible, who will perform together with the Igor Butman Orchestra.