Russian Family Musical Ensemble Duo Lana To Perform at SMC
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
SPARTANBURG - A Russian-born mother and daughter duo will share their musical talents in an upcoming concert at Spartanburg Methodist College on March 29.
The family musical ensemble Duo Lana will perform a concert on Mar. 29 at 7:30 in SMC's Camak Auditorium as part of the college's Centennial Celebration events series.
The concert is free and open to the public. Cameras and any type of video and/or audio recording devices are prohibited at this event.
The ensemble is comprised of American-born Russian soprano Svetlana Strezeva and her daughter, pianist Milana Strezeva.
Praised by Russia's St. Petersburg press as "The Great Russian Nightingale," Svetlana Strezeva is a Laureate of the P. Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow and M. Glinka Vocal Interantional Competition in Minsk. She did her professional studies at La Scala in Milan, Italy, under the guidance of opera diva G. Simionato. She has recorded with the Bolshoi Opera Orchestra, Moscow Pops Symphony, and the orchestra of the Russian Folk instruments.
Milana Strezeva began studying piano at the age of 6 and is a founding member of the Manhattan Piano Trio. She was the 1998 winner of the IBLA International Competition that led to her debut recital at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie. She received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees from The Julliard School under the guidance of Bella Davidovich and Julian Martin.
More information about the Strezevas can be found at their website http://www.strezeva.com/
For more information on the event, please contact Centennial Committee chairman Briles Lever at (864) 587-4279 or firstname.lastname@example.org