Calendar of Events
In an inspired evening, three international opera stars honor Luciano Pavarotti and his remarkable repertoire. With powerful voices, these world-acclaimed tenors perform opera favorites and pop classics. Born in Belarus, Yevgeni Shapovalov emigrated to Israel and studied at the Tel Aviv University. He is a tenor of international standing in Europe, Israel and the United States. Alexander Gounko graduated from the Odessa Conservatory of Music in the Ukraine and was named the Russian Voice of the Metropolitan Opera in the United States. Vladislav Gorai was also born in the Ukraine and is the leading soloist of the State Odessa Opera House and often appears on Ukrainian, Russian and Israel National television and radio.
Nationally renowned comedian, television and film star Henry Cho brings his distinctive, clean and edgy style humor to the stage. A regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry, Henry has also made numerous appearances on The Tonight Show, The Late, Late Show and on NBC’s Young Comedians Special. He served as the host of NBC’s Friday Night Videos for two years as well as had a one hour Comedy Central Special called What’s That Clicking Noise? His film career includes McHale’s Navy with Tom Arnold and Material Girls with Hilary Duff. As if that wasn’t enough, he starred in a television series titled Double Occupancy as well as the film Cheyenne.
Opening for Henry is the very talented songstress, Vanessa LeGrand.
Bringing you back to the most memorable times of your life, Brass Transit pays tribute to the band Chicago’s songbook in a flawless performance highlighting such Chicago hit songs as Saturday In The Park, 25 or 6 to 4 and If You Leave Me Now to name just a few. The group is comprised of Broadway performers, studio musicians and Emmy winners. They have toured North America steadily, dazzling audiences with their extraordinary performances and spectacular attention to detail …they truly embody the music of Chicago!
Immensely talented as well as beautiful, vocalist Lauren Jelencovich has traveled the world as Yanni’s featured vocalist in concert. Her many accolades include being the Grand Prize winner of Ed McMahon’s Star Search, winning an Andrea Bocelli Scholarship and being included by People Magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people. Lauren has performed to sold-out venues in over sixty countries and at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Musical Hall, Red Rocks and Royal Albert Hall. She was also featured on several of Yanni’s PBS Specials. In an exciting evening of entertainment, Lauren will sing favorite classical, Broadway and crossover hits that everyone loves.
Jim Berry is a smooth jazz singer with a soulful touch who excels at performing the standards in his own contemporary style. Featuring the music of Nat King Cole, Lou Rawls and Frank Sinatra, Jim, along with jazz and blues pianist Matt Wigler, will also perform more contemporary jazz and R&B, all done with his unique style. Among his other talents are his accomplishments as a lyricist and his ability as an avid dancer. A long-time Miami resident, he was born in Chicago and is credited with bringing Chicago-style ‘steppin’, an urban ballroom dance, to South Florida.
It’s party time whenever The Fabulons perform! South Florida’s live, favorite party band performs a wide variety of music including ‘50s, doo-wop, classic rock, disco, Motown, The Beach Boys and The Beatles. They were featured in the movie Boynton Beach Club and opened for such legendary performers as The Temptations, Dion, Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Chubby Checker, The Shirelles and even entertained at a party for Oprah!
Mia Vassilev is a virtuoso pianist with a charismatic stage presence whose musical diversity and artistry has resulted in world-wide acclaim. Her show is a throwback to the hits of the 1940s – 1960s in flashy piano style accompanied by percussion, dancers, and multimedia. From Latin to Classical, Boogie-Woogie, Rock and Roll and even Polka, Mia will have you dancing in your seats! Based in Miami Beach, Mia is an international performer and can’t wait to see you.