Songs and piano music by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Rimsky-Korsakov, Glire, Vlasov and Vasilenko.
One of the most exciting new voices in Russia, young lyric soprano Venera Gimadieva has bewitched audiences at Moscows Bolshoi Theatre, Londons Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne and throughout the world with her compelling musical personality and her astonishingly expressive vocal artistry.
Gimadieva is a huge presence in the international opera and song world. She makes her International Festival debut alongside compatriot Pavel Nebolsin, presenting a dazzling recital of songs from her homeland " from the irresistibly melodious Serenade and Lullaby by Tchaikovsky and the vivid vocal storytelling of Rachmaninovs Pied Piper, through to the seductive exoticism of Rimsky-Korsakovs alluring Enslaved by the Rose.
This concert will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3