On December 25, GRAND orchestra is preparing a special holiday program called “Movie Legends.” Merry Christmas! ”
In the new grand symphonic show for all lovers of the international level of performing art, legendary music will sound on the stage of the Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater, which has become part of some of the best films in the history of cinema.
“Titanic”, “Star Wars”, “Back to the Future”, “Phantom of the Opera”, “Avengers”, “Pirates of the Caribbean”, “James Bond”, “Beware of the Car” ... Those who appreciate movie will be recognized from the first notes.
Well, the famous Christmas soundtracks from the movie “Home Alone” and other films will certainly create a magical Christmas atmosphere on this day. You will hear a new treatment by the world-famous Shchedryk performed by the orchestra and children's choir of the Stolyarsky school.
The project will bring together leading opera singers, an academic choir, ballet soloists. Once again, special guest Armen Kostandyan, a musician, will be pleased with his performance, an unusual sound of a duduk in the hands of which you could hear in the projects of Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, Jamala, and the TV show “Voice of the Country”. The mood of course will be supported by video filming and a light show.
European listeners had met GRAND Orchestra before, appreciating the performance of musicians in full halls. On the account of the young Odessa team more than 200 touring concerts. This fall, the orchestra returned from a European tour, where it gave concerts in 20 European cities, each of which was sold out.
In Ukraine, GRAND orchestra attracted attention after winning the show “Battle of Orchestras”. Last winter, the inhabitants of Odessa for the first time could hear an orchestra with a solo program, having made a musical journey with him through three centuries. And in the summer with the full house and a flurry of emotions, the premiere of the program “Movie Legends” in Odessa was held. And finally this year, with a repertoire of pearls from the classics of GRAND, orchestra inaugurated the celebration of Odessa Day on the main stage at the Potemkin Stairs.
GRAND orchestra includes young talented musicians, laureates of international competitions, as well as orchestras of the Odessa Opera House and the Philharmonic. Therefore, a harmonious, subtle and noble sound speaks for itself. The constant leader, inspirer, experimenter, conductor of the Odessa National Opera and Ballet Theater Vitaly Kovalchuk, who works with the famous European orchestras The Dresdner Philharmonie, The Berliner Symphoniker (Germany), Lucerne Festival Orchestra (Switzerland).