Fine-tuned choreography and finer harmonies, the Temptations became the definitive voice group of the 1960s. One of Motown's best, they tackled lush pop and politically charged funk and were significant in the evolution of R&B and Soul. Lead singer Rock & Roll inductee Evans, only recognized original member who heads up a tribute that exemplifies their integrity. "My Girl," "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone."
Direct from Italy, The Four Italian Tenors perform arias and songs of all generations of world class tenors and present these classics with penache, verve and vivacity, all in their own inimitable style. Fusing Italian wit and charm with romanticism, lyricism, dramatic flair and operatic style, these young men are a sensation.
Founded in 1965, the National Dance Company of Siberia has wowed audiences worldwide with their colorful and expressive traditional Folk and virtuosic performances. The remarkable jumps and pirouettes by the men, the graceful smooth gliding movements of the women, the leaping and twirling, and gymnastic feats lead up to a dashing spirit of fire and electrifying tension. Never leave spectators indifferent. 50 dancers. Authentic costumes.
Founded in 1997, the State Symphony of Russia embarks on an eight-week tour of the U.S. The orchestra quickly won the reputation as one of the best coming from Russia and plays with the finest soloists throughout the world.
Conducted by maestro Vladimir Lande, who is also artistic director of the Siberian State Symphony and music director and conductor for the Washington soloists Chamber orchestra and COSMOC. He records for Naxos. Tchaikovsky program.
The group begins at the beginning tracing the evolution of Doo Wop from the classic sound of five guys singing tight harmonies on a street corner to the biggest radio hits of all time.
Featuring the silky voice of Canada's Marc Devigne and the sultry sweetness of Adi Cohen, the runner-up of the Israeli edition of American Idol, timeless pop standards and Latin jazz interpreted with emotional punch, a most beautiful international repertoire will be presented.