Artists hold an outdoor concert to demand an end to the conflict in Odessa

Artists hold an outdoor concert to demand an end to the conflict in Odessa

They sing for their lives. This Saturday, opera singers and musicians from Odessain the south Ukraine, outdoors, a few meters from the National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. Earlier today, local media reported Siren against the bombing of the city.

The orchestra played the country’s national anthem as well as the famous tune Go thinker! where The Hebrew Slave Choir composed by Verdi. “My beautiful and lost country! Oh dear and murderous memory!”, she refers in part to the lyrics. The band continued with the performance A prayer for Ukrainea 19th century patriotic hymn with music written by Mykola Lysenko.

A call to create a no-fly zone

This musical event is part of the “Free Sky” campaign in support of the President’s call Volodymyr ZelenskyAnd the establishment of a no-fly zone over Ukrainian territory before NATO As well as the end of the Russian invasion.

on TwitterCyril Lewis, journalist at le Figaro“Please help us close the sky to Russian planes, let us live and raise our children in peace,” they pleaded, relaying the words of the director of the Odessa Opera and a representative of its 650 performers.

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