LYRA Concerts

Thursday 19th April 2012
2.30pm and 7.30pm
St Mary-in-Castro
Dover Castle
3 on the door

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Singers for the LYRA Concert on 19th April

Vera Khabarina – soprano.
Vera was born and educated in St. Petersburg. Having graduated from piano class at music school she entered the St Petersburg State Conservatory named after NA Rimsky-Korsakov, vocal class. She gained her degree as a musical theatre actor in 2010. During her studies at the Conservatory, Vera performed in many local festivals and concerts. She sang solo in the Conservatory Opera Theatre, including works such as "Dido and Aeneas" by Purcell, "Cinderella" by Spadevekkia, "La Traviata" by Verdi and The Tsar's Bride" by Rimsky-Korsakov. Between 2009 and 2010 Vera was a member of the youth team 'Dedooks' - winner of the first prize in the category of vocal ensemble in "The Singing World"(Russia, 2010).

Zlata Gogol – mezzo.
Zlata was born on 01.11.1976 in St. Petersburg. She has graduated from City Academy of Culture (faculty of the History of Russian musical culture). Being a student began to work as a soloist of St. Petersburg professional choir "Rossika". Zlata has got a deep wonderful mezzo. In her repertoire there are many Russian and European arias and songs. She is constant member of musical festivals of St. Petersburg.

Pavel Koroteev – baritone.
Pavel was born in Leningrad in 1990. He graduated from music school as a pianist in 2005. During his studies he became a laureate of the competition "The step to mastery". Following graduation Pavel entered the Rimsky-Korsakov music college, joining the faculty of choir conducting. After graduating from here he entered the St. Petersburg Conservatory as a vocalist. Today Pavel is a student of the St. Petersburg Conservatory, an actor of the Theatre of Opera and Ballet of St. Petersburg Conservatory and is a member of several art groups in St. Petersburg.

Andrey Sysoev – tenor and leader.
He was born in St. Petersburg in 1970. He has got high music education at St. Petersburg conservatory of music (graduated in 1993). He won International competition of Sacred Music in Roma Italy in 1995 as the conductor of a chamber choir "SingerBridge". The choir took honor of Audience of POPE John Paul II then. Now Andrey works as a choir master in St. Peter’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg.

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