Russian Opera Gala & 9th International Russian Song Festival
Cadogan Hall

Sun 29/04/2018 from 16h30 to 21h00

Timezone : London

Cadogan Hall
5 Sloane Terrace
SW1X 9DQ London
United Kingdom
Dedicated to Dmitri Hvorostovsky and Elena Obraztsova.
Star guest performers – soloists from the Royal Opera House, Mariinsky Opera, St Petersburg, the Bolshoi, Moscow – sing popular Russian and English arias, songs, and romances by famous composers, as well as classical folk songs, in this delightful show for music lovers.
British Imperial Orchestra,
Graham O. Jones MBE conductor
Vasiliy Gerello baritone (Mariinsky Opera, St Petersburg)
Larisa Gergiev piano (National Artist of Russia, Chair of the Judges, St Petersburg)
Larisa Rudakova soprano (Bolshoi Opera, Moscow)
Aigul Akhmetshina mezzo-soprano (Royal Opera House)
Kostas Smoriginas, bass-baritone,(Royal Opera House)
Evgeniy Kungurov baritone (National Opera soloist; presenter of Cultura TV, Moscow) and others
The genres in the Finale of the Ninth International Russian Song Festival and Contest, UK are: Classical, Romance Song, Folk, and Best 20th-century.
Programme for the evening:
1) Opening Ceremony (including fantastic guest performances, a video tribute to the great Russian singers Dmitri Hvorostovsky & Elena Obvaztsova, and an exhibition of photos)
2) Over 30 of the best international, Russian and English arias, romances and songs performed by the competition’s international finalists
3) Winners’ Awards Ceremony
4) Drinks reception for the winners, guests and VIP ticket holders
VIP TICKETS ( front rows plus participation in a Drinks Reception, during the Interval, and After Party!) please book here
Fundraising for charity.