Next week we will be releasing an exciting new album of “Opera Fantasies” featuring violinist Haik Kazazyan, and pianist Andrey Shibko. The virtuosic program is built around favorite opera tunes, in the grand style of the concert encore. These delightful showpieces transform favorite themes and arias into elaborate structures testing the outer limits of the soloist‘s virtuosity!
The program will feature music from:
Rimsky-Korsakov – “Le Coq d’Or” (“The Golden Cockerel”)
Mozart – “The Magic Flute”
Bizet – “Carmen”
Gounod – “Faust”
Rossini – “Otello”
Gershwin – “Porgy and Bess”
This album is sure to delight both opera lovers and chamber music fans alike! Haik Kazayan has distinguished himself as one of the outstanding young violinists of his generation, and pianist Andrey Shibko has won internation competitions such as London’s World Competition, Zurich’s Geza Anda Competition, and the D’Angelo Competition in the U.S., which was followed by an appearance on the Great Performers Series in New York.