St Petersburg, Concert Hall

Selected arias and romances (concert programme chosen by the audience)

Performed by People’s Artists of Russia Olga Kondina (soprano), Yury Marusin (tenor), Nikolai Putilin (baritone), Sergei Aleksashkin (bass)

The Mariinsky Orchestra
Conductor: Christian Knapp

The concert programme has been selected in accordance with the results of an audience vote.

Olga Kondina (soprano)
Gioachino Rossini. Tarantella napoletana
Sergei Rachmaninoff. The romance Don’t Sing to Me, Fair Maiden
Franz Schubert. Ave Maria
Giacomo Puccini. Mimì’s aria from the opera La Bohème

Yury Marusin (tenor)
Giacomo Puccini. Cavaradossi’s aria from Act III of the opera Tosca
Georges Bizet. José’s aria from Act II of the opera Carmen
Giuseppe Verdi. The Duke’s ballade from Act I of the opera Rigoletto
Ruggero Leoncavallo. Canio’s recitative and aria from Act I of the opera I pagliacci

Nikolai Putilin (baritone)
Giuseppe Verdi. Rigoletto’s aria from the opera Rigoletto
Alexander Borodin. Prince Igor’s aria from the opera Prince Igor
Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Tomsky’s ballade from the opera The Queen of Spades
Anton Rubinstein. The Demon’s romance “On the Ocean of the Air” from Act II of the opera The Demon

Sergei Aleksashkin (bass)
Arrigo Boito. Mefistofele’s aria “with whistling” from the opera Mefistofele
Jules Massenet. Élégie
Sergei Rachmaninoff. The romance Fate
Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Prince Gremin’s aria from the opera Eugene Onegin

Age category 6+

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