A beloved opera singing duo, Oleg Bryjak and Maria Radner are among the victims of the tragic German Wings Airbus A320 plane crash on Tuesday, which left 150 dead. The popular performers were returning home after a series of performances at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona when their flight smashed into the French Alps.
Düsseldorf opera house Deutsche Oper am Rhein confirmed that Bryjak and Radner were both on the plane. She was travelling with her husband and their baby – one of the two babies that died in the crash.
Meanwhile, 16 German students from same school returning home from a week-long exchange programme in Barcelona also died in the crash. May their souls rest in peace, amen.