Gala concert ‘Masterpieces of German Classic Music’ stagedArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/ To mark the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Germany and Mongolia, the German Embassy Ulaanbaatar organized a gala concert of German classical music on June 6 at the Mongolian State Academic Theatre and Opera. For the first time in many years, on this occasion the orchestras of the opera house and philharmonic hall were together on stage under the direction of the German conductor Thomas Hennig. Highlight of the event was the guest contribution of the renowned Mongolian baritone, G. Ariunbaatar, who presented Franz Schubert's “Serenade” together with the choir and soloists of the opera house in German language.
The concert was attended by numerous guests from politics, society, art and culture that have made a remarkable contribution in the German-Mongolian relations for many years. The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany highlighted the valuable relations between Mongolia and Germany that were – on the cultural perspective - also seen on stage on that day and as a surprise he conducted himself the last piece of Johan Strauss’ “Radetzky March”.
source: German Embassy Ulaanbaatar