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Livestream Concert: Tribute to Tchaikovsky: Duo Vocal Recital to Celebrate Tchaikovsky’s 180th Birthday

June 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This event is a free concert that will be streamed live from YouTube and Facebook.


Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovshy (1840 -1893)

  1. “Rassvet” (“Dawn”), 6 Duets, Op.46, No.6, text by I. Surikov
  2. “Song of a Gypsy”,12 Romances, Op.60, No.7, text by Y. Polonsky
  3. Otchego” (“Why”), 6 Romances, Op.6, No. 5, text by H, Heine translated by L. Mey
  4. Piano solo

Eugene Onegin:

  1. Duet of Tatiana and Olga: “Have you ever hear?” from Act One
  2. Tatiana’s letter scene: “Puskai pogibnu ya” (“Though all be lost to me…”) from Act one
  3. Ioanna’s aria: “Da, chas nastal!” from Act One of The Maid of Orleans
  4. Piano solo
  5. Kuma’s arioso: “Gde zhe ty moj zhelannji” (“Where are you, my beloved?”), Act Four of The Enchantress

Pikovaya Dama (The Queen of Spades):

  1. Duet of Lisa and Polina: “Uzh vecher” (“It is evening”) from Act One
  2. Polina’s aria: “Podrugi milyye” (“My friends…”) from Act One
  3. Duet of Prilepa and Milovsor: “Moy milenky druzhok (“My little friend”) from Act Two

The program is subject to change



Evgenia Pirshina:
Russian – American mezzo-soprano Evgenia Pirshina has been highly acclaimed for her operatic and concert performances throughout North and South America.Highlights of the season 2019-2020 are debut as Maddalena in “Rigoletto” by G. Verdi in Solis Theater (Montevideo), Opera Gala with Panama National Symphony Orchestra, solo recitals in Montevideo, Florence, Charleston, SC and Chicago.Next season Evgenia Pirshina will appear as Kashcheyevna in “Kashchey the Deathless” by N. Rimsky-Korsakov in Washington DC Metropolitan area and will perform songs by Gustav Mahler with Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra under the button of Maestro Timothy Verville.
In 2018, Evgenia took part in the production of the opera by P. Tchaikovsky “Iolanta” of the Chicago Opera Theater.Since 2017, she is a soloist of Opera Aeterna, actively performing in Chicago and New York.
Tanya Dybal:
A soprano Tanya Dybal is an artist of Opera Aeterna. She is currently performing in numerous concert programs in Chicago and New York.Her recent performing credits include operas by G. Verdi “La Traviata” and “Rigoletto”, arias from operas by N. Rimsky-Korsakov, as well as various concerts including music by R. Strauss, J. Brahms, G. Bizet, P. Tchaikovsky, S. Rachmaninoff and other Russian composers.In October 2017, she received Student Audition Award at NATS Student Auditions (Central Region).
Pedro Yanez:
Currently he is on the staff of Chicago Lyric Opera’s Ryan Opera Center as a coach and pianist. For four seasons he was the managing director and principal coach for the young artist training program at Florida Grand Opera in Miami, FL.Previously he served on the music staff of many opera companies in the US and abroad, including LA Opera, Dallas Opera, Opera Colorado, Arizona Opera, and for many summers at Santa Fe Opera.


June 13, 2020
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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