Watch Ildar Perform at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan

Last week, Ildar Abdrazakov joined an array of Russian luminaries, including baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky and soprano Albina Shagimuratova, for the opening ceremony of the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan, the annual global Olympiad for university athletes. With Ms. Shagimuratova, his fellow “People’s Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan”, he performed one of the many pieces by Igor Krutoy selected to commemorate the prestigious student games. View the entire ceremony here.