The Warsaw National Opera will finish its tour in Moscow in the Bolshoi Theatre by Tchaikovsky's "Yevgeny Onegin" opera. The Warsaw National Opera was on tour in Moscow from December 15 to 20. The Russian audience welcomed "King Roger" by Karol Szymanowski and "The Haunted Manor" by Stanislaw Moniuszko.
Polish Culture Minister Waldemar Dabrowski said at his Friday press conference in the Bolshoi Theatre that "the tour will mark the beginning of a fruitful cultural exchange between Poland and Russia. That is of great importance for both countries." Russian Culture Minister Mikhail Shvydkoi said that "a lot of important cultural events will take place in both Poland and Russia in the future." Exhibition "Warsaw-Moscow" will be one of them. The exhibition devoted to the centenary of Russian-Polish relations will take place in 2004.
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