CLASSICAL MUSIC CONCERT
Russian soprano Yulia Petrachuk and Italian pianist Carlo Pari will perform a concert of vocal and piano works. You will hear beautiful song selections by Rachmaninoff, as well as famous arias by Puccini, Mozart, Gounod and Lehar. Enchanting piano works by Puccini, Mascagni, Chopin and Schubert will complete the delightful evening.
Wolfgang Mozart (1756 – 1791) – “Come Scoglio” from the opera Cosi Fan Tutte
Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924) – Three Fogli d’Album
Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901) – “E’ Strano…Sempre Libera” from the opera La Traviata
Pietro Mascagni (1863 – 1945) – Visione Lirica
Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924) – “Senza mamma” from the opera Suor Angelica
Francesco Cilea (1866 – 1950) – “Io son l’umile ancella” from the opera Adriana Lecouvreur
Anatoly Lyadov (1855 – 1914) – Fantasia
Sergey Rachmaninoff (1873 – 1943)
Born in Russia, Ms. Petrachuk studied at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and is a graduate of Bern Opera Studio in Bern, Switzerland. Recently she performed Fiordiligi’s role (Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte) with Opera Camerata in Washington DC. In 2014, she performed Iolanta (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta) and Nedda (Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci) with Vocal Production NYC. Also in 2014, she sang Mimi (La Boheme), Adina (Elixir of Love) and Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi) with Dicapo Opera Theater, and Fiordiligi’s role with Bethesda Summer Opera Festival. In January 2014 Yulia had her debut in The Carnegie Weill Recital Hall.Her performed roles include: First Lady in (Mozart’s The Magic Flute) with Ash Lawn Opera Festival; Princess Nicolette with State Theatre Bern, Switzerland (Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges); Elisa (Mozart’s The Shepherd King) and Pergolesi’s Flaminio (Il Flaminio) with State Theatre Biel, Switzerland; Kupava(Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden) at Philharmonic Concert Hall, Lithuania; Mimi with Opera Ischia, Italy and with Moscow Great Hall, Russia; Semphira (Rachmaninoff’s Aleko) and Euridice (Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice) in Moscow.In 2013 Yulia received a Grant by The Schuyler Foundation for Career Bridge, NYC. In 2015, she was a Finalist of the New Jersey State Opera Vocal Competition and Vocal Arts DC Discovery Series Competition. Recently she became a winner of the Montpelier Arts Center’s Classical Recital Series Competition in Washington DC. It was earlier in 2015 that Ms. Petrachuk began her collaboration with the American composer Emmanuel Dubois, who wrote the song cycle named “Yulia” dedicated to her.
Her future engagements include concerts and operatic performances in Fort Myers FL, New York City, Washington DC, Moscow, Tula (Russia), and France.
Carlo carried out his musical studies at the G.Rossini Conservatory in Pesaro, conferring a Diploma in Piano and Composition with full marks and with honors. After specializing subsequently at numerous and authoritative Academies of Music and Masters of Piano interpretations, he devoted himself to an intense concert activity which took him, as a solo pianist and accompanist to play in the most prestigious European end not European concert halls and festivals, as well as, Carnegie Hall (New York), Teatro Bonci (Italy), Teatro Rossini (Italy), Beijing Concert Art, Centre of performing art, Tianjin Concert Hall, Handan Concert Hall (China), Rachmaninoff Concert Hall, Great Hall (Russia) etc.As an eclectic musician, he has focused on various disciplines and music types collaborating with world-famous artists such as: Tullio de Piscopo, Luciano Pavarotti, Mirella Freni, Katia Ricciarelli, Giuseppe Taddei, Rolando Panerai, Michele Placido,Federico Mondelci, and orchestra such as Symphonic Orchestra G.Verdi of Milan, Rossini Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Moscow, S.Petersburg Philharmonic, Mav Symphony Orchestra etc.He runs master classes and specialization courses at the most important Universities and Conservatories of the world: Bejing, Tianjin, Stockholm, New York City, Glasgow, Cleveland, Sydney, Melbourne, London, Guam – and among the most important institutions: Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Manhattan School of Music, Tianjin University of music, Tianjin Conservatory of Music, Changsa University of music, Yuè Yang Shi University of music, Cleveland Insitute of Music, Estonian Academy of music & Kultuuri-ja-Humanitaarhariduse Institut, Guam University Figueroa Opera Academy, Moscow Conservatory of Music and at the Corelli Music Institute. He is principal piano teacher at the Conservatory of music of Venice and a Steinway Artist.