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Musical Desserts: Concerts, Saint-Petersburg
Lawrence Brownlee by Shervin Lainez

The “Palaces of St. Petersburg” Musical Foundation is staging three tremendous concerts in December.

On 1 December the American tenor Lawrence Brownlee, a great master of bel canto, will perform in the Presidential Library (3 Senate Square). He will sing popular arias from operas by Bellini, Puccini, Rossini and Bizet and from the operettas of Offenbach. The St. Petersburg Youth Symphony Orchestra will be conducted by the celebrated Konstantin Orbelian.

On 25 December in the Taleon Imperial Hotel (15 Nevsky Pr.) Honoured Artist of Russia Maria Safaryants will present a new programme entitled “An Italian Christmas in the Taleon”.

A magical New Year’s Eve is planned at the Mikhailovsky Castle (2 Sadovaya Ul.). The programme on 31 December will include international hits from Baroque to Beatles. The soloists will be stars of world music: Federico Mondelci (saxophone), Simone Zanchini (accordion), Maria Safaryants (violin), Ka Bo Chan (countertenor), Grigory Chernetsov (baritone) and Maria Bayankina (soprano).

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November 2018

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