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06 February 2015, Friday


"Baroque. Journey" festival is continued at The Bolshoi. The first concerts introduced Italy and France and today the audience will take a musical walk around England where Baroque epoch have been presented by one of the greatest composers of 18th century - Georg Friedrich Händel.

The concert program is kind of an anthology of composer's opera art. Almost all of the pieces will be performed at The Bolshoi for the first time. Not only fragments from currently popular operas by "great Saxon" like "Alcina", "Giulio Cesare in Egitto", or "Rinaldo" will be included to the set list, but some less known compositions as well.

Arias and ensembles by Händel will be performed by Opera company soloists, The Bolshoi Young artists opera program graduates Yulia Mazurova, Olga Kulchinskaya and Andrei Jilihovschi and its actual members Ekaterina Morozova, Kristina Mkhitaryan, Alexandr Kireev and Daniil Chesnokov.

Ensemble "Questa Musica" will be conducted by its creator and art director Philipp Chizhevsky.




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