At the end of the 43rd theatrical season and the Stars Parade Festival, the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre will hold the Stravinsky Velikanov. Lande concert on May 20. Soloist of the Pushkin Nizhny Novgorod State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre Alexander Zubarenkov will also perform at the concert as a guest artist.
This will be a large-scale creative event consisting of three parts divided between each conductor who has shown themselves bright musicians and won the love of the audience during the season.
Marius Stravinsky will draw up his programme of opera hits. These are arias and duets from Giuseppe Verdi's operas Don Carlos, Macbeth, Ernani, Rigoletto, as well as the choral masterpiece Va, Pensiero from the opera Nabucco. The music of a rare guest on the stage of the Krasnoyarsk theatre - Richard Wagner - will enrich the show: melodies from the operas Tannhäuser and Lohengrin will be performed.
Ivan Velikanov will present an exquisite set of songs by German Romantic composers Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms, as well as Russian romance songs masters - Mikhail Glinka, Modest Mussorgsky, Sergei Rachmaninoff. The Krasnoyarsk audience is accustomed to hearing these chamber pieces performed on a grand piano, but at this concert, they will be performed in an orchestral arrangement.
Vladimir Lande will delight the guests of the theatre with sparkling melodies from musicals, operettas, musical films. These are West Side Story and Candide by Leonard Bernstein, The Wind of Liberty by Isaak Dunaevsky, Bondmaid by Nikolai Strelnikov, Cabaret by John Kander. Honoured Artist of Russia Vera Baranova will perform the famous Summertime - Clara's Lullaby from the opera Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin.
Tenor Alexander Zubarenkov will take part in all three parts of the concert Stravinsky. Velikanov. Lande. The artist will perform couplets of Sportin’ Life from Porgy and Bess, several romance songs, and Calaf's aria from Turandot by Giacomo Puccini.