Dances between heaven and earth, dances of passion, love and hatred, pain and despair, dance as struggle, dance as death, dance as revival, magnificence of the East and burning rhythms of Latin America, ritual ceremonies of ancient Slavs and fiery Polovetsian Dances.
Uncommon variety of different music styles and countries are united by the dance element. The most vivid hits which are inseparably connected with dances of different epochs and peoples will be performed in the concert. Everybody will hear his favourite music fragment – Sabre Dance, March of Chernomor, Mambo from The Westside Story, Habanera and Seguidilla opera Carmen and many other remarkable music pieces.
Fabio Mastrangelo was born in 1965 in Bari, Italy. He graduated from the Piccini Conservatory in his native city, then – from Geneva Conservatory and Royal Academy of Music in London. Also, he studied conducting with famous conductors L. Bernstein and K. Österreicher in Vienna, at Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome, attended master-classes of N. Jarvi and J. Panula. From 2001 to 2006 – Artistic Director of the Etoiles du Chateau de Chailly festival, France. Since 2006 F. Mastrangelo is Music Director of Fondazione Lirico Sinfonica Petruzzelli in Bari, Italy´s “youngest” opera house, which recently made it onto the list of the world´s great theatres alongside the La Scala Theatre in Milan, La Fenice in Venice, San Carlo in Naples. Maestro Mastrangelo is Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of of the “Saint Petersburg Camerata” State Hermitage Orchestra, Principal Guest Conductor of the Novosibirsk Academic Symphony Orchestra, Resident Guest Conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre and other musiс theatres of Russia. As guest conductor he worked with many orchestras of Canada, Italy, Japan, Russia, Hungary, Estonia, Finland, Romania, Latvia, and Germany.