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Author's concert of Frank Wildhorn

31 May 2017, Wednesday, 19:00

With the support of the US Consulate General in St. Petersburg

With the support of the Government of St. Petersburg

Lensoviet Palace of Culture

First time in Russia

Author's concert of Frank Wildhorn

May 31, as part of the celebration of the Day of the City of St. Petersburg and on the eve of the Russian premiere of the musical "The Count of Monte Cristo", the only concert of the American composer, author of popular Broadway and European musicals Frank Wildhorn. The most famous of his works are the musicals "Jekyll and Hyde", "Dracula", "Rudolph", "The Count of Monte Cristo", "Bonnie and Clyde", as well as songs written by him for such performers as Natalie Cole, Kenny Rogers, Whitney Houston and many others.

A multiple nominee for the Tony Award, Drama Desk and Grammy will present in Petersburg their most famous compositions that will be performed by the stars of the European stage - Matias Edenborn, Sabrina Vekerlin, Lisa Anthony, Ivan Ozhogin, Natalia Dievskaya.

Sabrina Weckerlin is a German singer and actress, the performer of leading roles in musicals "Three Musketeers", "Dirty Dancing", "Wicked", "Marie Antoinette", "Arthur Escalibour", "Tarzan" and others. Actively engaged in a solo career.

Lisa Antoni is an Austrian actress in musicals, she starred in the musicals The Phantom of the Opera, The Three Musketeers, Rebecca, Rudolph, The Witches of Eastwick, Arthur Escalibour, The West Side Story and others.

Mathias Edenborn is a German actor of Swedish origin, the leading roles in the musicals "West Side Story", "Tanz der Vampire", "Aida", "Les Miserables", "Wicked", "Phantom of the Opera" and others. Now plays the role of the Ghost in the musical "Love Never Dies".

Natalia Dievskaya is a Russian actress of musicals, the main actor in the musicals "Chicago", "Tanz der Vampire", "Oliver", "Jekyll & Hyde" and others.

Ivan Ozhogin is a Russian actor and singer, performer of the leading roles in the musicals "Tanz der Vampire", "The Phantom of the Opera", "Jekyll & Hyde", "Chicago", "Nord-Ost", "Cats", "Beauty and the Beast" and others .

The whole evening on stage - the orchestra of the Theater of Musical Comedy under the direction of Koen Schoots, an Austrian conductor of Dutch origin. Schoots worked as music director and conductor at the most famous opera houses in Germany, Austria and the USA. On his account more than 50 operas. His career as a musical director of performances in the genre of the musical began in 1992 with the premiere of the musical "Cats" in Hamburg. In 1995, with the production of "Jekyll and Hyde" began his close cooperation with Frank Wildhorn. Koen acted as the musical director of almost all of his European productions: Dracula, Graf Monte Cristo, Scarlet Primrose, Arthur Escalibour, etc. From 2004 to 2010 he was the main conductor of the opera festival in St. Petersburg, Margarethen (Austria). Since 2010, Schoots has been the music director and chief conductor of VBW, the Austrian company, the director of the most famous musicals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He worked on such performances as "Tanz der Vampire", "The Phantom of the Opera", "MAMMA MIA!", "Elizabeth", "Mary Poppins", "Love Never Dies," "Jesus Christ the Superstar" and many others.

 "It is very gratifying that such a significant person in the world of music, like Frank Wildhorn, will perform in St. Petersburg with his best works," says Yury Shvartskopf, general director of the St. Petersburg Musical Comedy Theater. - In our theater the third season in a row with constant sold-outs is his musical "Jekyll and Hyde". Thanks to beautiful music, this performance won the love of the audience from the day of the premiere. And I very much hope that our next performance, "The Count of Monte Cristo", music to which Frank Wildhorn wrote, will enjoy the audience equally well! And the concert of the great Maestro will be a real gift to the city on the day of its birth. "

Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Theater of Musical Comedy

Tickets can be bought at the Lensovet Palace of Culture, in the theater box office of the city, and online on and