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Christmas Special, OperaCoast presents: Yours, Tchaikovsky

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The grand finale in our year of Russian repertoire, young independent company OperaCoast  presents an exciting Christmas concert featuring of arias and ensembles from Russian operas. The programme includes tunes everyone can sing along to, as well as lesser-known pieces of Russian music. The evening will be a cosy, informal gathering to celebrate the festive season, the passion and the power of Russian music, as well as the remarkable achievements of six young singers, who have mastered the art of singing in Russian in less than a year. 

A rich programme, featuring all the favourites, will be performed by:

Nicole Panizza (piano)

Sebastian Charlesworth (baritone)

Nia Coleman (soprano)

Martyna Kasprzyk (mezzo)

Caroline Carragher (mezzo)

Aberto Sousa (tenor)

Steven East (bass-baritone)


Programme for the evening:


1. Glinka-Balakirev The Lark (piano)

2. Rimsky-Korsakov Third Liel’ Song, The Snowmaiden

 3. Rachmaninov Aleko’s cavatina, Aleko

 4. Rimsky-Korsakov The Melting Scene, The Snowmaiden

 5. Arensky Song of the singer off-stage, Rafael

 6. Rimsky-Korsakov Ljubasha and Grjaznoi, duet, The Tsar’s Bride

 7. Prokofiev Pushkin Waltz No 2 (piano)

 8. Tchaikovsky Yeletsky’s aria, The Queen of Spades

 9. Tchaikovsky Liza and Polina, duet, The Queen of Spades

 10. Tchaikovsky Lensky’s Aria, Eugene Onegin

 11. Tchaikovsky Lensky and Onegin, duet, Eugene Onegin

 12. Rachmaninov Variation on the theme of Paganini, No 18 (piano)

 13. Mussorgsky Martha’s Song, Khovanschina

 14. Tchaikovsky Roberto’s aria, Iolanta

 15. Shostakovich Chorus (Prologue), Moscow-Cheremoushki