Russian President Vladimir Putin came to say goodbye to a great singer Galina Vishnevskaya

President Vladimir Putin came to the Opera Centre, to say goodbye to a great singer Galina Vishnevskaya, who died on Tuesday at the 87 year of life

The President went to the tomb, set on the stage, and then sat down in one of the chairs. He personally offered his condolences to her daughter Olga Rostropovich.

People can say goodbye to a great singer 20.00 on Thursday. The next day at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior at 9.00 liturgy begins, and from 11.00 - funeral. Funeral will take place at the Novodevichy Cemetery in 13.00.

Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Center is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its creation. In honor of this event was planned a number of anniversary performances and gala concerts. In particular, on December 17 in Vienna City Hall was scheduled the presentation of the center.