Vakula and the Devil - A Russian Christmas Eve
The Haymarket, Basingstoke - Thursday 14 December at 7.30pm

Matthew Sharp (narrator, bass baritone, cello)
David Le Page (violin)
Clare O'Connell (cello)
Stuart King (clarinet)
Milos Milivojevic (accordion)

A sparkling seasonal chamber concert with added drama for all the family (suitable for 7 years old & upwards)

CHROMA’s magical retelling of Nikolai Gogol’s famous  story The Night Before Christmas is interwoven with a ravishing selection of Russian & Ukranian music & song. 

Mulit-talented bass baritone, cellist & narrator  Matthew Sharp joins CHROMA musicians David Le Page (violin), Stuart King (clarinet), Clare O’Connell (cello) & Milos Milivojevic (accordion) to perform music by  Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, Glazunov & Borodin as well as a selection of Ukranian folk music collected by Mykola Lysenko.

Illustration by Clare O'Connell

Illustration by Clare O'Connell