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Culture news, 18.06.2001 13:09

Palace Square becomes an opera stage for the first time in history.

Photo by Yu. Belinsky. A gala concert with the participation of one of the world's most famous singers, the great tenor Placido Domingo, was held here under the open sky. Domingo came here to participate in "Stars of White Nights" international festival. Maestro Valery Gergiev and St. Petersburg opera star Olga Borodina participated in the Spanish tenor's concert. Domingo sang in a duet with Borodina in the second act of "Samson and Dalila" opera by Saint-Saens. Photo by Yu. Belinsky. Source: ITAR-TASS.

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