Paleochora goes Opera.

Russian soprano Masha Danishvar Brown comes to Paleochora with a programme of favourites from Handel and Bach to Verdi, Puccini, Lehar and Rogers.

August 26 – Townhall – 21:00 – Entrance: 10,- Euro

Masha Danishvar Brown
Masha Danishvar Brown LIVE in Paleochora.

Russische Sopranistin Masha Danishvar Brown besucht Paleochora mit einem Programm der beliebtesten Stücke von Händel und Bach über Verdi, Puccini und Lehar bis Rogers.

26. August – Stadthalle – 21:00 – Eintritt: 10,- Euro

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Maria Danishvar Brown is a Russian soprano and a painter, based in Bath, England. She was born in Alexandria (Ukraine) and grew up in Kabul and Moscow. She sang and painted from the age of 5!

She studied singing in Kiev and Moscow in the past and is studying with a famous English soprano Rosa Mannion now. Maria has performed in numerous opera concerts and recitals in Bath, Wales, Germany, South West of England, Dorset and Russia and as a soloist in oratorio and for the local orchestras. In 2009 she took part in the International Handel competition. Her latest appearances include the role of Sally for the opera performance of Thomas Arne’s Thomas and Sally in the Bath Music Festival and Tatiana’s Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin for the “Operas in Estates” festival in Lipetsk, Russia.

She also teaches art and singing, and is currently completing a Masters Degree in Classical Performance at Bath Spa University. Maria is also busy bringing up her teenage children, Nadja and Kolya.

Programme proposal number 1 (With backing tracks and sound system)

  • Handel’s Largo (Ombra mai Fu)
    Lascia ch’io pianga (Rinaldo)
    Ave Maria (Schubert or Bach/Gounod)
    Pie Jesu (from Requiem by Andrew Lloyd Webber)
    O mio Babbino Caro (Puccini)
    Dove sono or Porgi Amor (Le Nozze di Figaro)
    Ach ich fuhl’s ( Die Zauberflote)
    Caro Nome (Rigoletto)
    Si Michiamano Mimi or Vissi D’Arte (Puccini)
    Libbiamo (La Traviata)
    Habanera from Carmen
    Nessun Dorma
    One or two popular Lehar operetta pieces
    Con te partiro (Bocelli) or a Greek song