"The Russians are Coming!" |
The famous St. Petersburg vocal quartet currently touring Australia will be give a concert in Brisbane at 12.30pm Sunday 30th October at the Wesley Uniting Church at 46 Linton Street, Kangaroo Point Q 4169.
Tickets can be booked on 0412 506 825 or purchased at the door.
The quartet, established in 1994 by graduates of a leading musical institution in Russia, the St. Petersburg Conservatory, toured Europe, Africa, and Australia. Their annual performances in many cities of France and Germany have already become a traditional event. Most of the year, the members of the quartet live and work in St. Petersburg, in the cultural centre of “Nickolaevsky Palace” where church, classical and folk music concerts are often held. Their performances are called "Feel Like a Russian".
Tourists from around the world, who attend these concerts, discover the wonderful world of church songs, Russian romances and soulful folk melodies.
The quartet constantly receives letters from grateful audiences - in different languages, from people of different backgrounds and with different musical tastes all speak similarly of their experiences:
"... The St. Petersburg Quartet is a diamond of world culture",
"... if you want to feel the depth of the universe - listen to this quartet,"
"... after your performance, one wants to sing and live."
A fourteen-year teenager after the concert said:
"... Wow, it turns out there is something besides football that I can enjoy ..."
The St. Petersburg Quartet’s unique voices amazingly harmonized into one group, their performance of songs in the technique of early Russian polyphony and solo numbers engage the audience to listen with bated breath.
The quartet has recorded seventeen critically acclaimed studio albums produced by the world famous “Polydor” record company. During seventeen years of joint creativity the musicians of St. Petersburg Quartet have created a unique style which defines a unique genre of musical production.
The quartet is made up of: Igor Krushelnitsky (bass, conductor, pianist), Paul Napalkov (baritone), Arseny Garibyan (second tenor), AnatolyLomunov (first tenor, guitar).
Their extensive repertoire includes songs in Russian, English, French, Italian, German. They will be performing traditional folk, classical songs, liturgical motets, hymns and chanson