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Remembering Two Opera Singers Amongst Those Killed in Germanwings Crash

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Opera singers, Oleg Bryjak and Maria Radner, were among the 150 people killed in the Germanwing Flight 9525 crash last Tuesday, March 24th. The two singers were returning from a performance of  Richard Wagner’s “Siegfried” at the Gran Teatre del Liceu.


Oleg Bryjak, bass-baritone at the Oleg Bryjak and Maria Radner in Düsseldorf, played the part of the evil dwarf Alberich.


Maria Radner, alto, played the role of the goddess Erda in her debut at the Liceu. She was headed home to her husband and baby, according to ABC.es News.

The Deutsche Oper am Rhein expressed condolences to Bryjak’s family, “We have lost a great artist and a great man in Oleg Bryjak. We are stunned,” said Christoph Meyer, general director at the opera. (Associated Press)

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