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Rock and opera combine in upcoming concert


Can the worlds of rock and opera be united? Evening concerts coming soon to Limassol, Paphos and Nicosia would say so with the presentation of the world’s greatest opera hits in rock and modern arrangements performed by rock musicians and leading soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre. The Rock and Opera concert will tour the island this November, promising to be a unique show full of songs, visual effects and talent.

Stars of the Bolshoi Theatre, accompanied by rock musicians, will blend the worlds of rock and opera and perform the concert in English. Opera, drums, bass guitars and piano, with visuals and lighting effects, will create on the stage a unique show of unity of different times, eras and musical styles.

The island tour will begin from Paphos Markeidio Theatre on November 11 at 7pm before heading to Pattiheo Theatre in Limassol on the following evening. The Rock and Opera series will conclude with a performance in the capital at the Strovolos Municipal Theatre on November 13.

Participating in the concert are soloists whose work is renowned on world opera stages. Roman Muravitsky, a dramatic tenor, soloist of the Vienna Opera and the Bolshoi Theatre and Honoured Artist of Russia will take part as will Oksana Gorchakovskaya. Oksana is a soprano, member of the jury at the American Artist Program in New York, soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia and the Metropolitan Opera USA. Also joining the performers is Alexey Pashiev, a baritone and soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia.

Together with musicians they will perform some 20-something songs from acclaimed operas such as Tosca, Carmen, Rigoletto, The Queen of Spades and The Barber of Seville in three evenings of unique musical collisions.


Rock and Opera Concert

With soloists of the Bolshoi Theatre accompanied by rock musicians. November 11. Markeidio Theatre, Paphos. November 12. Pattiheo Theatre, Limassol. November 13. Strovolos Municipal Theatre, Nicosia. 7pm.


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