Eastern European music recital by Anna Starushkevych and Lada Valesova, 18-06-2015

May 11, 2015 • Cultural, Past Events • Views: 935

166-ec-1367506665-16079900WHEN:

18 June 2015, 19.30

WHERE:

Bob Boas’ music salon, 22 Mansfield Street, London

Admission:

£15

If you would like to attend, please contact Mr Boas by email boas22m@btinternet.com or by calling the following number +4420 7436 0344. Alternatively, you could write to 22 Mansfield Street, London W1G 9NR. They do not issue tickets but you should get confirmation.

 

150_IMG_0692R_Lada_Valesova_Photo_by_Paul_Marc_Mitchell-800x533Ukrainian mezzo-soprano Anna Starushkevych and a renowned pianist Lada Valesova are preparing a very special programme of Eastern European music, influenced by Jewish, Gypsy, Spanish, Chinese and Ukrainian culture.

The songs will be sung in Czech, Russian and Ukrainian. There will be English translation prepared for the audience to help follow some gorgeous poetry. Lada will also perform a couple of solo piano pieces.

In the programme: works by Dvorzak, Haas and Shostakovych, as well as Ukrainian composers – Nyzhankivsky, Kolessa and Lysenko. Some of the pieces were never performed in the UK before.

Information submitted by Anna Starushkevych.

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