Piano Accompaniment: professor Semion Skigin
WHEN: Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 6:00pm
WHERE: University of St. Thomas – Jones Hall (3910 Yoakum Blvd. Houston, TX 77006)
TICKETS: $60 – general admission; $125 – best seats, including VIP reception.
About the performers
Dazzling Russian coloratura soprano Albina Shagimuratova is the winner of Gold Medal in the 2007 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. She is a graduate of the Houston Grand Opera Studio and appeared at Houston Grand Opera, Bolshoi Theatre, Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala Milan and other famous opera theaters of the world.
Semion Skigin won Grand-prix at the International Competition of Piano Accompaniment in Rio de Janeiro in 1975. He is the Artistic Director of the Theatre Barge Music Festival in Dresden and Artistic Director of the Berlin Salon. Nowadays Semion Skigin is regarded as one of the most acknowledged and engaged masters of piano accompaniment.
- Part I: Romances by Sergey Rachmaninoff
- Part II: Lyrical bel canto operatic scenes
VIP Reception after the recital
Russian Cultural Center will present Ms. Shagimuratova with an award “The Ambassador of Culture” for her promoting of Russian culture in Texas.
Hors d’oeuvres, wine and Russian vodka will be served
Please, purchase your tickets in advance as the seating is limited.
For more information please call 713-395-3301 or e-mail OurTexasInc@gmail.com
Albina Shagimuratova at Houston Public Radio Classical