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16 August , 13:37

Bashkir Opera invites you to audio walk with famous artists

On the eve of the 85th theatrical season, the Bashkir Opera and Ballet Theater launched a new digital project - an audio walk around the theater with the symbolic name "The Genius of the Place". As Bashinform News Agency was told by the press service of the theater, in 30 minutes anyone can learn the history of Bashkir Opera, and get acquainted with the facts from the life of famous natives and residents of Ufa.

The route of the audio walk starts from the "Seven Girls" fountain, located in Theater Square, and covers all the iconic places nearby. These are Gostiny Dvor with its shops and stores, Aksakov People's House, which now houses Bashkir Opera, monuments to Fyodor Chaliapin, Zagir Ismagilov, Sergei Aksakov and Alexander Pushkin, and much more.

Well-known Ufa artists will become personal guides for each listener. The voices of Rushanna Babich, Alexander Kuzmenko, Askar Abdrazakov, Elvira Fatykhova, Larisa Akhmetova, Lyubov Butorina, Vladimir Kopytov, and other Bashkir Opera artists will tell about the history of the city and the theater, help you immerse yourself in the past and feel its atmosphere.

All you need for a walk is a smartphone connected to the Internet, headphones, and 30 minutes of free time. The audio walk is free, access via the link.

Tigran Dovlatbekyan is the author and director of the project.

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina
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