Yesterday, May 6, in the concert hall of the museum complex at the Sambek Heights, a concert was held by People’s Artist of the USSR Leonid Smetannikov, the first performer of the song “Victory Day”. The event was organized on the eve of the Great Victory holiday with the support of the administration of Taganrog and the city and business community.
The golden baritone sang songs of the war years, romances and Russian folk songs, including “At the Nameless Height”, “Smuglyanka”, “Dark Night”, “Katyusha”, “My Joy Lives”. In addition to well-known hits, he also sang completely new songs, one of which is dedicated to the Cossacks. And the audience warmly welcomed the famous singer, applauded in unison, sang along, and listened to the song “Victory Day” while standing.
The Chairman of the City Duma – the head of the city of Taganrog Inna Titarenko thanked Leonid Smetannikov for the magnificent festive concert and conveyed the words of gratitude from the head of the city administration Mikhail Solonitsin and all Taganrog residents.
At the end of the concert, Leonid Smetannikov, who is a professor at the Department of Academic Singing at the Saratov Sobinov Conservatory, a teacher at the Department of Solo Singing, held a master class for students of music schools and the Taganrog college.
We previously told where to celebrate Victory Day in Taganrog.