A concert not to be missed this spring: a legendary French musician Michel LEGRAND together with simphonic orchestra “CONCORD ORCHESTRA” present the program ”The Umbrellas of Cherbourg”.
Michel LEGRAND can be called a musical genius of our time. He is a composer, conductor, arranger, jazz pianist, and occasionally a singer. He has won 3 Oscars out of 13 nominations, 5 Grammys, and many other remarkable awards. He has worked with the biggest stars, composed unforgettable soundracks to over 200 movies, and written the scores for acclaimed musicals. Everything, touched by Maestro, has achieved success, both critical and commercial, and has reached the hearts of people all over the world.
In March 2018, Michel Legrand will perform 4 concerts with symphonic orchestra “CONCORD ORCHESTRA”:
the 2nd of March at Big Concert Hall “Oktyabrsky”, Saint-Petersburg
the 3rd of March at State Kremlin Palace, Moscow
the 4th of March at “Event-Hall”, Voronezh
the 6th of March at Samara Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.
The special concert program by Michel LEGRAND will include his own best-known compositions as well as the arrangements of great compositions of French cinema and the ones for Barbra Streisand. Love, passion and drama of life are revealed in Michel LEGRAND’s incredible music, which has a power to motivate and inspire.
70 musicians of “CONCORD ORCHESTRA” take part at the concerts. Together with Maestro, they will perform the program “The Umbrellas of Cherbourg” – a true present for all lovers of beautiful music.
An interesting fact – during these concerts the permanent conductor of ”CONCORD ORCHESTRA” Italian Fabio PIROLA will give way to the great French musician. Maestro Michel LEGRAND will conduct the orchestra himself!
Tickets are available in the ticket offices and on the website www.concordorchestra.ru
What is it that makes Show-concert “Symphonic ROCK-HITS” so impressive and memorable?
Symphonic orchestra “CONCORD ORCHESTRA” under the conduction of Fabio PIROLA (Italy) captivates the audience with a program which includes some of the most popular rock songs. The musicians of “CONCORD ORCHESTRA” set the perfect tone right away and wow the audience with the rich sound of the violins, sparkling voices of trombones, vibrant cellos, powerful contrabass, amazing guitar solos and rock’n’roll energy of drums. The audience can truly feel the excitement and the thrill from eternal rock music!
The hits of which legendary rock bands are performed at ” Symphonic ROCK-HITS” concert?
The program includes most remarkable compositions of such cult rock bands as Led Zeppelin, Linkin Park, Deep Purple, Limp Bizkit, The Beatles, Survivor, Europe, Status Quo, Scorpions, Nirvana, The Queen, Depeche Mode, Aerosmith, Rammstein, Metallica, Muse, Maroon 5, Bon Jovi, AC/DC. Orchestral arrangements of legendary rock hits amaze the audience with their new insane sound!
What makes the people in the audience feel the rock’n’roll drive at the show-concert “Symphonic ROCK-HITS”?
The musicians of “CONCORD ORCHESTRA” don’t sit on stage with serious faces – they dance with cellos and jump with violins! They build the energy until the end of the show making the audience feel adrenaline and have
the time of their life! A specially created video sequence of unique photos of famous rock bands on a widescreen adds to incredible atmosphere of the show.
Have you ever heard rock hits performed by “CONCORD ORCHESTRA”? If your answer is “yes”, we are sure to see you again! If your answer is “no” – then prepare to be blown away at the next Show-concert “Symphonic ROCK-HITS”!
The celebration of the New Year and Christmas Eve by listening to Johann Strauss’ music is an old European tradition. His music is so beautiful and harmonious that you want to enjoy it over and over again. Every year “CONCORD ORCHESTRA” under the conduction of Fabio PIROLA (Italy) delights the audience with a New Year Concert “SNOW-WHITE BALL by Johann STRAUSS”. The concert takes a stroll through the well-known music of the “King of Waltz”. We are inviting you to dive into the cordial reveries of waltz and celebrate the New Year with a smile!
The most well-known and beloved compositions of Johann Strauss are played by the symphonic orchestra: walzes “An der schönen blauen Donau”, “Künstlerleben”, “Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald”, “Wiener Blut”, “Kaiser-walzer”, polkas “Unter Donner und Blitz”, “Auf der Jagd”, “Bluette Polka-franꞔaise”and many others.
The famous “Radetzky March” closes the program of the concert. During its performance the audience traditionally clap their hands, while the conductor Fabio PIROLA faces the spectators and conducts the clapping.
Besides the musicians of “CONCORD ORCHESTRA”, the Soloists of Mariinsky Theater and the dancing couples-winners of Russian ballroom dance competitions take part in the concert. Such wonderful combination of music, dance and singing makes the “SNOW-WHITE BALL by Johann STRAUSS” an unforgettable event. You will return home filled with tremendous impressions that will stay with you forever!
The gift of tickets for the New Year Concert is the perfect way to share your feelings with a person who is dear to you.
State Kremlin Palace
Music and Dance Show “Astor Pizzolla’s Tango Of Passion”
What makes the festive show “Astor Pizzolla’s Tango Of Passion” so popular on Valentine’s Day?
Millions of people dream to see the authentic Argentine Tango and feel its enchanting passion. The world of Tango is a world of mysteries and secrets filled with deep feelings and emotions. Beauty, elegance and sophistication are its undeniable elements! That is why it is so popular on Valentine’s Day. Every year this unique show accompanied by the symphonic orchestra “CONCORD ORCHESTRA” under the conduction of Fabio Pirola (Italy) amazes the audience.
Who is the creator of “Astor Pizzolla’s Tango Of Passion”? Do any tango stars take part in the show?
The project was created by the well-known Argentine choreographer Silvio GRAND, a true star of Tango. Dancing couples who take part in the show are the winners of Tango Dance World Championship and the runner-ups of Campeonato Mundial de Baile de Tango in the category Tango Escenario (Argentina). “Golden voice of tango” Cesar Camargo and Martin Alvarado (Argentina) perform for you some of the most famous songs in the history of Argentine Tango.
What tango compositions are played in the show?
You will listen to the most legendary compositions by Astor Piazzolla – “Oblivion”, “Adios Nonino”, “Libertango”, fragments from the famous “Four Seasons in Buenos Aires”, and others.
The show artistically combines sensual choreography of tango with passionate music by Astor Piazzolla making a truly unforgettable impression!