Concert of Classical Vocal and Piano Music








MARC A. SCORCA HALL
THE NATIONAL OPERA CENTER AMERICA NYC
OPERA America
330 Seventh Avenue
at 29th Street, 7 Floor
New York, NY 10001
2127968620

MARCH 20,

2016

AT 3:30pm

 

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.

YULIA PETRACHUK - sopano


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.




CARLO PARI – PIANIST


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.

CONCERT PROGRAM



-Wolfgang Mozart (1756 – 1791)  -  “Come Scoglio” from the opera Cosi Fan Tutte

Yulia Petrachuk and Carlo Pari


-Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)  -  Three Fogli d'Album

Carlo Pari


-Giuseppe Verdi (1813 – 1901)  -  “E’ Strano…Sempre Libera” from the opera La Traviata

Yulia Petrachuk and Carlo Pari


-Pietro Mascagni (1863 – 1945)  -  Visione Lirica

Carlo Pari


-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

Yulia Petrachuk and Carlo Pari


-Anatoly Lyadov (1855 – 1914)  -  Fantasia

Carlo Pari


Sergey Rachmaninoff (1873 – 1943)

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

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

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

ҐThe Sleep (Сон), Op. 38, No. 5

ҐSpring Waters (Весенние воды), Op. 14, No. 11

Yulia Petrachuk and Carlo Pari