<< -- 3 -- Galina Aleykina UNBREAKABLE SPIRIT
The second half of the evening was dedicated to a renewed sense of innocence
and hopefulness as expressed in the Nutcracker Suite of Tchaikovsky,
Ballo Maschera by Khachaturyan, Stars and Stripes Forever
by John Philip Sousa and Adagio by Alfred Schnitke.
Carlos Pascual, US Ambassador to Ukraine, speaking in Kiev
Opening the second, life-asserting part of the concert, the US Ambassador
in Ukraine, Carlos Pascual, said that despite the 11 September tragedy,
the spirit of the American people remains unbroken. 'Life goes on and we
should look into the future with optimism', stressed the Ambassador.
Copyright © 19 September 2002
Galina Aleykina, Kiev, Ukraine