CONCERT PROGRAM



Francesco Cilea

- “Io son l’umile ancella” from the opera Adriana Lecouvreur

Charles Gounod

- “Jewelry Song” from the opera Faust

Yulia Petrachuk and Karolos Zouganelis




Isaac Albeniz / Leopold Godowsky

  1. -Tango

Georges Bizet / Vladimir Horowitz

- Carmen Variations 

Karolos Zouganelis




Giacomo Puccini

  1. -“Senza mamma” from the opera Suor Angelica

Charles Gounod

- “Je veux vivre” from the opera Romeo et Juliette

Yulia Petrachuk and Karolos Zouganelis




Wolfgang Mozart / Arcadi Volodos

- Concert Paraphrase on Alla Turca

Franz Liszt  / Vladimir Horowitz

- Variations on Mendelssohn's Wedding March

Karolos Zouganelis




Franz Lehar

- “Meine Lippen, sie kussen so heiss” from the operetta Giuditta

Yulia Petrachuk and Karolos Zouganelis



Intermission


Emmanuel M. Dubois 

- "Nocturne" from The Fantaisie Française, op. 17

- "Shades of Autumn" from The Banker's Dozen, op. 13a

- "Toccata" from the Fantaisie Française, op. 17

Karolos Zouganelis



Emmanuel M. Dubois 

Detours of Love (Three French Songs), op. 21

1.Nocturne: L’amour Perdu (Nocturne: Lost Love)

2.L’amour Innocent (Innocent Love)

3.L’amour Marie (Married Love)

Yulia Petrachuk and Karolos Zouganelis



Sergey Rachmaninoff

- Étude-Tableau opus 39 No.3

- Prelude opus 32 No.12

- Moment Musical opus 16 No.4

Karolos Zouganelis



Sergey Rachmaninoff

- How Fair this Place (Здесь хорошо), op. 21, No.7

- I Wait for You (Я жду тебя), op. 14, No.1

- In the Silence of a Secret Night (В молчаньи ночи тайной), Op. 4, No. 3

- The Sleep (Сон), Op. 38, No. 5

- Spring Waters (Весенние воды), Op. 14, No. 11

Yulia Petrachuk and Karolos Zouganelis

YULIA PETRACHUK - soprano

"Yulia is a special and unique artist, able to hold her own on any stage in the world”  

(Daniel Rigazzi, Stage Director at Metropolitan Opera in NYC).


Born in Russia, Ms. Petrachuk studied at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and is a graduate of Bern Opera Studio in Bern, Switzerland.

Her debut as a professional opera singer was with the State Theater Bern, Switzerland in 2010. She has also performed with Theater Biel (Switzerland), Ash Lawn Opera Festival, Opera Ischia (Italy), Dicapo Opera Theater NYC, and Vocal Productions NYC. In 2014, she made her debut at the Carnegie Hall with Steven Crawford, pianist and assistant conductor of Metropolitan Opera.  Some of her main roles performed include Fiordiligi, Mimi, Violetta, Nedda, Iolanta, Tatiana, Euridice, Flaminio, Lauretta, and Adina.

In 2012, Ms. Petrachuk received a grant by the one of most prestigious vocal competition The Schuyler Foundation for Career Bridge and in 2015 she was one of the Finalists in the Vocal Arts DC Discovery Series Competition in Washington DC.  In 2015, she won the Montpelier Art Center’s Classical Recital Series Competition. Late in 2015, she sang with Opera Camerata in Washington DC, in the principal role of Fiordiligi, in Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte. 

In November 2015, Ms. Petrachuk successfully performed the World Premiere of “Yulia” (a song cycle for soprano and strings dedicated to her by composer E. Dubois) at the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center in New York City, in collaboration with the renowned Italian pianist Carlo Pari.  Her future engagements include various operatic and concert series performances in Washington DC, New York, Russia and France.



KAROLOS ZOUGANELIS - pianist 

Karolos Zouganélis, born in Athens, began studying music at age five. In 1992, he graduated with First Prize in piano from the Athens National Conservatory. In 2000, he graduated in piano from the Paris National Conservatory (CNSMDP) also with First Prize and received diplomas in vocal and orchestral accompaniment and in chamber music. 

He won, or was a laureate at more than ten international competitions in France, Italy and Greece and received several fellowships including that of the Nadia Boulanger Foundation. In 2007, at the International “Duo Chant–Piano” Nadia Boulanger competition, he placed first as pianist and as accompanist. 

Zouganélis is a frequent guest pianist in Greece and France as soloist, as duettist with singers, performing with orchestra, and playing with picture accompaniment. He has performed at numerous festivals and countless venues in France, Italy, Greece, Germany, Great Britain and America. In 2011 and 2012 he premiered in Paris the last piano sonatas by Emmanuel (Manu) Dubois, a Seven Lakes resident. 

In 2010, he participated on French national TV in the performance of Chopin’s complete piano works. Throughout France, he is invited to perform classical piano concertos with orchestras. In addition, Prof. Zouganélis serves on the faculty of the Paris National Conservatory of Music and Dance. 

“Yulia and Karolos are sensationally talented and within the first minute of the performance we knew we were part of something elite and special”


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Giuditta’s aria “Meine Lippen, sie kussen so heiss”

from the operetta “Giuditta” by Franz Lehar

Adriana’s aria “Io son l’umile ancella”

from the opera “Adriana Lecouvreur” by Cilea

Song cycle “Detours of Love” (3 French songs)

by Emmanuel Dubois