Badrutt’s Palace Hotel in Switzerland has launched a new concert series: In [email protected]’s Palace will bring exclusive stars to the stage where Marlene Dietrich once performed. Running from December 8, 2012 – February 17, 2013, the series line-up includes dancers and musicians from Milan’s Teatro alla Scala Academy, opera singers from the Mariinskiy Theatre in St. Petersburg, and will conclude with a performance by legendary soul singer Percy Sledge.
December 8, 2012 – I Promessi Sposi by Alessandro Manzoni
Massimiliano Finazzer Flory and the performers from Milan’s Teatro alla Scala Academy will perform I Promessi Sposi. Performed in Badrutt’s Palace Hotel’s Embassy Ballroom, Massimiliano Finazzer Flory’s interpretation of the masterpiece includes ballet and classical music by Giuseppe Verdi, Luciano Berio and Nino Rota. Milan’s Teatro alla Scala’s prima ballerina Gilda Gelati and string quartet will accompany the show.
January 5, 2013 – La Soirée d’Opéra
La Soiréee d’Opéra presents opera singers from the Mariinskiy Theatre in St. Petersburg. The soprano singer Marina Shaguch, tenor Evgeny Akimov, Mezzosoprano singer Elena Maximova and baritone Valery Murga present arias from Carmen, Madam Butterfly, La Traviata and others in the Embassy Ball Room at Badrutt’s Palace Hotel.
February 17, 2013 – Percy Sledge
The soulful sounds of rhythm and blues will fill the halls of Badrutt’s Palace Hotel when chart-topping singer Percy Sledge takes the stage. Sledge gained recognition with his first recording “When a Man Loves a Woman” in 1966, and later made “Warm and Tender Love,” “Take Time to Know Her,” and “Cover Me” into standards.
Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is open this winter from December 1 to April 1, 2013. The hotel is located at Via Serlas 27 in St. Moritz. Visit www.badruttspalace.com for more information.