11 August 2015, Tuesday, 10:24
UFA, 10 August 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Arthur Basyrov/. The world-famous opera singer from Bashkortostan Ildar Abdrazakov became an art director of the International Academy of Music named after Elena Obraztsova. The school opening was held in St. Petersburg. As "Komsomolskaya Pravda-Ufa" website reports the art director together with his brother, Askar Abdrazakov gave a performance at the ceremony.
From August 10 to 17 auditions will be held for potential students of opera stars at the Academy. Classes will begin since 1 October, a training course is designed for a year, classes are payable. However, the most gifted students will study free of charge, there are five state-financed places for them.
It is possible to become a student of the Academy up to 32 years, and take private singing lessons — without age restrictions.