#classicalbuzz HELLO STAGE Weekly Highlights October 26th
This week's highlights start tonight in Eskişehir, Turkey where the Turkish pianist Eren Yahsi
has Beethoven's Appassionata
Ravel's charming Alborada del gracioso
and Chopin's demanding yet magical Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58
Meanwhile, our Artist of the Week, Vlada Borovko
stars in Bizet's Carmen
this week, on Tuesday 27th and on Friday 30th, in London
at the Royal Opera Hause
As stated on their website;
"Francesca Zambello’s production of Bizet’s much-loved opera sets the stage alight with Spanish heat and gypsy passion."
Vlada will take on the role of Frasquita - it has been a pleasure watching her career develop, she is officially a
Jette Parker Young Artist at the Royal Opera House (2015-2016)
. Discover her journey and enjoy her music on her page and catch up on her Orange Twist Interview for Hello Stage
Also in London on Tuesday 27th, the Auner Quartett
play their London Debut at the Austrian Embassy - did you know that they met in Vienna but between them, were born in Austria, Brazil, Poland and Belarus?
Find out more about their special artistic flavour and don't forget that you can also book this artist via Hello Stage
as they are amongst selected artists helping us test our new booking tool - visit their page
for more info!
Next we visit Barcelona, Spain where the Italian
flutist Sara Bondi
at the Catalan Art School Reial Acadèmia de Belles Arts de Sant Jordi
Sara is describes herself as an
"Eclectic artist, interested in dance and literature besides music, she loves to combine different fields of art to create concert programs
where the public is invited to feel intensely that emotional communication that she is searching for "
so this seems like the perfect setting for works by Spanish composers Maneul Oltra, Alfredo Cassela, Eduard Toldrà, Joan Albert Amargos and a touch of Prokofiev...
Sara will be accompanied by the
Spanish pianist, Neus Peris
who plays in her hometown...best of luck ladies!
Meanwhile in Vienna, the
talented Cellist and Singer/Songwriter Marie Spaemann
Sonata for Cello and Piano in A Major
acommpanied by Christiane Karajeva (piano) and then presents her crossover pop/soul project, MELA - Moony Sessions at the well-known Schwarzberg Wien!
We salute this fresh approach and look forward to Thursday, 29th!
It's an honour having as establishment such as the PRO ARTE Frankfurter Konzertdirektion
on Hello Stage.
An absolute highlight is coming up this Saturday 30th as
Sir Neville Marriner
conducts "UK's leading chamber orchestra
the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
and the acclaimed Cellist
as the play Elgar's Introduction and Allegro, for String Quartett and String Orchestra
, Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra
and Dvořák's Symphony No.8
Alte Oper in Frankfurt