The Novaya Opera Theatre brings together in a jocular duel Opera Arias (Bizet’s Carmen
: Overture, Habanera, Aria of José, Gypsy Song, Toreador Song, Puccini’s Tosca
: Aria of Cavaradossi, Gianni Schicchi: Aria of Lauretta, Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin
: Arioso of Lensky, Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci
: Arioso of Canio, Gounod’s Faust
: Aria of Marguerite, Verdi’s La Traviata
: Aria of Violetta) and Jazz Arrangements (“Don’t play with fire”, “Song of the flower you gave me”, Gypsy swing, Bull shift, “Under the starlit sky”, Florence, Florence, Onegin Line, Swing in the clowns, Casta Fiore, “Every day I have the booze”).
Conductor Evgeny Samoilov and NO soloists will defend Opera’s honour. Their rival on the Jazz front will be unsurpassed clarinetist, saxophonist and arranger Antti Sarpila, the “Benny Goodman of our time” jointly with the The Lundstrem State Chamber Jazz Orchestra.