From everyone’s favorite light classics to jazz, join Yarilo Music Ensemble, Kids Kazoo Theatre and inspired jazz & soul by Bulgarian piano prodigy Kristian Alexandrov and songstress Shannon Gaye for the concert of the century performing music that appeals to every age. Rhythm and grooves that will tempt you to move and dance!
I. Classical Favorites featuring Yarilo Music Ensemble (Jane Hayes and Anna Levy)
Start the feet dancing with everybody’s favorite: Johann Strauss’s “Blue Danube” waltz. Next is two “Brasilieras” to add a little salsa to the mix, followed by dances from Bernstein’s “Westside Story”. Then to end, Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”. Special guests for this portion are Pro-Arte Dancers, who will dance Michael Conway Baker’s “Capriccio” for two pianos.
II. Jazz Favorites featuring Kristian Alexandrov and songstress Shannon Gaye
Join jazz luminaries Kristian and Shannon for a program of jazz with an assortment of original tunes as well as songs by the following artists: Natalie Cole, Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Krall, to name a few.