In Concert@Badrutt's Palace

This winter season, »In Concert@Badrutt’s Palace« will again be taking place and Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is looking forward to presenting some very special world stars.

Ildar abdrazakov, 4th january 2015

The opera bass Ildar Abdrazakov appeared at La Scala in Milan for the first time when he was 25. Since then the Russian singer has regularly taken to the stage in the leading opera houses around the world. In the 2014/15 opera season he slips into the role of Figaro in Mozart’s »Le Nozze di Figaro« and toreador Escamillo in Bizet’s »Carmen« at the Metropolitan Opera New York. In addition, Abdrazakov can be heard at the Salzburger Festspiele and on tour with Anna Netrebko. His powerful yet refined voice coupled with his compelling stage presence have prompted critics to hail him as a “sensational bass…who has just about everything – imposing sound, beautiful legato, oodles of finesse” (The Independent). Since 2007 Ildar Abdrazakov has been an ambassador for the Zegna & Music project, a philanthropic initiative founded by Ermenegildo Zegna to promote music and its values. Abdrazakov’s concert attire is therefore provided by the internationally renowned designer. The Russian star is performing at Badrutt’s Palace Hotel on 4th January 2015 together with the singer Elena Maximova, accompanied by Mzia Bakhtouridze on piano.

Tickets: CHF 395.00 (Category II) and CHF 450.00 (Category I)

More information about Ildar Abdrazakov can be found at www.ildarabdrazakov.com

toto cutugno, 8th January 2015

Toto Cutugno was born in Tuscany and first made a name in his musical career as a songwriter. In 1975 he wrote the song »L’été Indien« recorded by Joe Dassin, which was later to become an international hit. After a while performing with his band »Albatros« he plucked up the courage to go solo in 1978 and in 1980 he won the San Remo Music Festival with his song »Solo noi«. There followed numerous musical successes. In 1987 he brought out his album Mediterraneo, which was awarded with gold and platinum discs. Cutugno also shone as the TV presenter of the Italian show »Domenica IN«, until he won the European Song Contest in Zagreb in 1990. After various appointments in the TV business Cutugno returned to the studio in 2001. »Il treno va«, as well as other songs, some with singer Annalisa Minetti, were greatly instrumental in his rise in popularity. Since 2010 Toto Cutugno has been touring the world and collaborating with many national and international artists. At the 2013 San Remo Music Festival he received an accolade for his career in music.

Tickets: CHF 450.00 (Category II) and CHF 495.00 (Category I)

 

Further information about Toto Cutugno can be found at http://www.totocutugno.it

Roger hodgson, 30th January 2015

Roger Hodgson is recognised as one of the most gifted composers and songwriters of our time. In 1969 he played a crucial role in the formation of the rock band Supertramp who he performed with for 14 years. He wrote and sang most of the songs which led Supertramp to an international breakthrough and sales of around 60 million records: »Breakfast in America«, "The Logical song," "Breakfast in America," “Dreamer,” “Take the Long Way Home,”  “Give a Little Bit,” It's Raining Again,” “School,” and “Fool's Overture and many more. In a review of the Royal Albert Hall concert the Times London wrote, “There are few vocalists instantly recognizable from the first few bars of a song but Roger Hodgson is certainly one of that unique group. The singer/songwriter of Supertramp, his voice is as unmistakable as the distinct keyboard sound of his early hits.”

Tickets: CHF 300.00 (Category II) and CHF 350.00 (Category I)

Further information about Roger Hodgson can be found at www.RogerHodgson.com.  
 
Live songs: "The Logical song," "Breakfast in America," “Dreamer,” “Take the Long Way Home,”  “Give a Little Bit,” It's Raining Again,” “School,” and “Fool's Overture


Video Clips: http://rogerhodgson.com/epk/documents/spots.html
Video, The Logical Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIyVDHlJgSE&feature=plcp

Concerts starting at 07.00 p.m. in the ‹Embassy Ballroom›.

Further information and reservation under Tel.: +41 (0)81 837 26 59 or email: inconcert@badruttspalace.com