Redefining the Harp: Sasha Boldachev

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REDEFINING THE HARP: SASHA BOLDACHEV


Date: Friday, 13 April 2018
Location: Blue Room, The Arts House, Singapore
Time: 7:30PM – 9:00PM


Free seating. Registration begins at 7PM. Doors open at 7:15PM.

Set to challenge the traditional notions of the harp as a feminine instrument, internationally-acclaimed Russian harpist Alexander (Sasha) Boldachev presents a one-night-only concert in Singapore. Boldachev performs an eclectic programme of transcriptions from familiar classics by Glinka, Chopin, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Debussy, Massenet, Piazzolla and includes Boldachev’s own arrangement of Igor Stravinsky’s Petrushka.


Programme:

L.C. Daquin: Le Coucou

M. Glinka: The Lark

A. Alyabiev: The Nightingale

F. Chopin: Etude Op.25 No.1 “Aeolian Harp”

F. Chopin: Nocturne No.20 in C-sharp minor, Op. posth

F. Chopin: Fantasie-Impromptu

C. Debussy: Clair de lune

S. Prokofiev: Montagues and Capulets from Romeo and Juliet

P. Tchaikovsky: Waltz of The Flowers from The Nutcracker

S. Boldachev: Fantasie on Igor Stravinsky's Petrushka

P. Tchaikovsky: Melodie

J. Massenet: Meditation from Thais

A. Piazzolla: Libertango


Programme subject to change.


This concert is presented by Cluny Creative Projects.


For further queries, please contact Laura Peh (laura@clunycreativeprojects.com).


Alexander (Sasha) Boldachev (b.1990) is one of the most exciting harpists of his generation. An internationally-acclaimed harpist and composer, Boldachev is an invited soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, Official Artist of Salvi Harps and harpist in Game of Tones, a dynamic duo specialising in game and film music. A laureate of more than 10 international competitions and holder of prestigious fellowships, Boldachev has performed and given masterclasses in more than 40 countries across five continents including appearances at Burning Man (USA), Gstaad and Davos (Switzerland), Musical Olympus (Russia) and Sony Music Festival (Japan). Currently on a world tour, this will be Boldachev’s debut concert in Singapore.

Fri Apr 13, 2018
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Blue Room, The Arts House, Singapore
Tickets
Standard $68.00
Venue Address
The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429 Singapore
Directions
Parking is available nearby at the Parliament House, National Gallery Singapore, The Fullerton Hotel and The Adelphi.
Organizer
Cluny Creative Projects
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