The Venue is the newest addition to performing arts and theatre in Milton Keynes. Situated in the South East of Milton Keynes near Central Milton Keynes, and close to the M1, The Venue is set to become a landmark within Milton Keynes and the surrounding area, supporting both community, professional and corporate use.
22 March 2017
Direct from Viva Blackpool - A Celebration Of The Amazing Music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
Leye D Johns
The Viva Showgirls
Join 'The Jerseys' as we celebrate the timeless music of the 100 million album selling Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, the Drifters, The Stylistics, Beach Boys and more - from Doo Wop and Soul, to Northern Soul and Motown... hit after hit after hit.
Incredible falsettos, beautiful acapellas - the authenticity of the sublime harmonies of the 60s and 70s - with a huge repertoire including 'Sherry', 'Walk Like A Man', 'My Eyes Adored You', 'Grease', Rag Doll', 'Stay' 'Lets Hang On' and other music from great artists of the time too including 'The Snake', 'Band of Gold', 'My Girl', 'September' before finishing off with headline hit 'Oh What A Night'!
This is much more than just another tribute show - this is a celebration of fantastic music performed by an array of incredible talent, joined on stage by hilarious host Leye D Johns and the Viva Showgirl Dancers giving this production extra sparkle, comedy and Vegas style atmosphere.
Due to Raphael Wallfisch’s, unexpected withdrawal from this concert we are delighted to inform you that the brilliant young cellist Alexey Stadler will take his place.
Alexey is one of the brightest young cellists of his generation and winner of the 2012 TONALi Grand Prix in Hamburg. In the last year he has performed at a number of high profileengagements across Europe: the BBC Proms under Vasily Petrenko; the San Francisco Symphony and Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana, both with Vladimir Ashkenazy; the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra. Festival appearances included the International Chamber Music Festival Stavanger, St Petersburg’s White Nights Festival and the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival.
Born into a family of musicians, Alexey began to play the cello at the age of four. He began his studies with Alexey Lazko and continued his education at the Rimsky-Korsakov College of Music in St Petersburg. He regularly attends masterclasses with great musicians such as David Geringas and Frans Helmerson.
The programme remains as advertised. Alexey will perform Haydn’s Cello Concerto No.1 as the centrepiece of a concert exploring the works of Ravel, with a little taste of Mozart as a starter.
We look forward to seeing you at the Venue for this wonderful concert.
Milton Keynes City Orchestra