John Malkovich, an American theatre and cinema actor, will perform on Sofiyivska Square in Kyiv on July 1.
As the website of Ukraine’s National Operetta, the concert with the participation of the prominent modern artists will take place within the “Friendship Ways” project.
The immortal works of Giuseppe Verdi, the excerpts from Nabucco opera, the first declaration of "Lincoln’s portrait" poem for a reader (John Malkovich) and a symphonic orchestra, written by Aaron Copland, an American composer and writer, during the WWII and dedicated to Abraham Lincoln, a national hero of the American people, is within the concert program.
The concert starts at 21:00 Kyiv time. It should be noted that such concert will take place in Ravenna, Italy on July 3.
“Friendship Ways” is an international project set by the Ravenna festival in 1997. The project is known as an example of high humanism which overcame the confrontation and dead-end political decisions, which signifies a peacekeeping mission, commemorating the memory of the victims of the tragic events of the modern times.
Earlier, it was reported that Jane Birkin, an English-French actress, singer, songwriter, and model, will perform in Kyiv in autumn.