Consyst Business Group was a partner of the “Onegin” Prize and the program activities of the project – master classes and round tables, a gala concert, a charity evening and the quest “Opera Petersburg”.
The awarding ceremony of the Russian national opera prize “Onegin” took place on the Alexandrinsky theater stage. The event was held under the auspices of the 5th St. Petersburg international cultural forum. Established in 2016, the award has already become a landmark event for the opera community and has attracted the mass media attention.
The stars of the world and Russian opera have participated in the events of the “Onegin” project: Josep Carreras, Placido Domingo, Jose Cura, Fabio Armiliato, Anna Samuil, Paata Burchuladze, Chiara Giudice, Vladimir Matorin, Vasily Gerello, Anna Netrebko, Alexey Tikhomirov, Alexey Tatarintsev, Evgenia Muraveva, Anna Nechaeva, Alina Polova and others. The guest of the ceremony was also the opera singer Inva Mula, who had vocalized the legendary Diva Plavalaguna in the film “The Fifth Element” by Luc Besson.
A charity gala dinner in support of singers facing difficulties has become an important event. This year special attention was paid to our compatriot the worldwide famous singer Dmitry Hvorostovsky.
The events of the II National opera prize “Onegin” make it aim to popularize opera art and to open new names for the wide audience. The management and the jury comprise Sergey Leiferkus, people’s artist, the president of the Prize and the chairman of the jury; Igor Tarasov, general director and the member of the expert council; Larisa Gergieva, people’s artist; Lyubov Glazkova, producer, co-founder and member of the board of directors of the prize, and other honored artists.
Consyst Business Group supports the “Onegin” award as a significant project for the maintenance and development of Russia’s cultural heritage.