A Russian Songfest

Vancouver Opera Festival

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Vancouver Opera Festival presents A Russian Songfest - Yulanda M. Faris Young Artist Program and Young Artist Coaching Intensive Program Alumni Recital

An evening of musical riches featuring alumni of Vancouver Opera Training Programs performing a wide range of their favourite Russian songs accompanied by the music staff of Vancouver Opera. The programme for the evening will include “From Jewish Folk-Poetry Op. 70” by Dmitri Shostakovich, 3 songs by Modest Mussorgsky: “Mephistopheles Song of the Flea”, “Night”, and “The Seminarist”, “Romances Op. 38” by Sergei Rachmaninoff, 3 songs from “Petersburg, a vocal poem” by Gyorgy Svirodov: “The Breeze has brought from far away”, “Petersburg song”, and “The Virgin City”, and “Five Poems of Akhmatova” by Sergei Prokofiev. 

Date May 2
Start time 7:30pm


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