" I am very pleased to be here among the stars of Shanson TV.
I suppose than when we talk about music and the Italian culture commonly people think about the Opera. In my humble opinion, true art always affect the most delicate strings of the human soul, and this is why Shanson TV and myself are very close > its melody , its sincerity . He understood and loved.
Tseremoniiyu has understood and appreciated my melodies and has decided to invited me to Shanson TV in order to sing, together with the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs Academic Choir, the italian traditional song "Bella ciao".
Being on stage at the Kremlin for the first time, was a great honor for me.
The emotion was very strong on one side, but on the one hand, I felt like home there... and that's thanks to the hospitality and awesome reception of the Russian people".
April 5th, the wellknown restaurant “Karlson” in Mosca has held the festival of gastronomy “Il cibo come arte” (food as art).
Special guest for the event, the Italian chef Luca Martini and artist Francesco Barbato who, after the cooking competition between famous chefs of Moscow and the participants of the reality show “Master Chef”, has been asked to perform some Napolitan songs, rearranged for the occasion with the artistic touch of Mauro Paoluzzi.
The happening has been very welcome by the audience.
This festival of italian food has been held in Moscow from the 1st to the 10th of April 2014 to celebrate the "Year of Italy in Russia" in order to introduce the multiple aspect of the italian gastronomy to Russia.
Francesco has been a proud witness of this event organised by the tourist operator Travel Hunter, in partnership with Culinaryon, the Italian Embassy in Russia, ENIT, Regione Emilia Romagna / APT Services and the restayrabt holding Ginza Project.
The 6th of April Francesco Barbato has released his new Album “Stella Sei” in Russia, at the Imperia House.
The event has been organised by the online magazine “Mosca oggi” for the italian people in Russia and the Italian Music aficionados.
Date : Moscow, April 5th 2014
Time : from 6pm (in Russia)
Francesco Barbato, special guest at the musical show "Shanson Goda 2014" (Shanson of the year 2014) held at the legendary concert hall of the Kremlin in Moscow (Russia).
He has performed the italian traditional song "Bella Ciao", with italian and russian lyrics in a brand new arrangement for the occasion
Francesco has been pleased to receive the award "Shanson Goda" for the New Sound of the International Shanson TV directly from the General Producer of the channel, Mr. Valerij Makushenko.
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This song, from the Italian traditional, in the bilinguan (Russian and Italian) version brought to success by Russian famous artist Muslim Magomaeved, has been completely re-arranged by Mauro Paoluzzi.
It has been performed by Francesco Barbato for the first time at the musical show "Shanson Goda 2014" (Shanson of the year 2014) at the legendary concert hall of the Kremlin in Moscow (Russia).
Date : Moscow, December 31st 2013
Time : from 7pm (in Russia)
Channel : Shanson TV
Francesco Barbato, special guest at the musical show "the winter fairy tale" at the National Theatre of Moscow (Russia).
The 31st of December, together with other stars of the Russian music scene, Francesco Barbato proposed his beautiful songs to bring the Russian audience in to the magic world of fairy tales.
Broadcast by Shanson TV channel.
Hosted by Russian Tv stars Anya Kaverina and Semien Frolov
Francesco Barbato celebrates his 25 years of career in the music industry with the Album "Ti amerò per sempre", an homage to the enduring Italian melody.
7 original songs written and performed by Francesco Barbato in collaboration with other refined Italian authors (Paolo Audino, Samuele De Luca, Andrea De Palma, Francesco Morrone) and 3 of the most popular Neapolitan songs, rearranged with the artistic touch of Mauro Paoluzzi.
This album with a balanced mix of Italian melodies and modern arrangements will drew you into a "modern classic" atmosphere.
It includes the song "Ti amerò per sempre", written and dedicated to the wedding of HSH Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco.
Francesco Barbato achieving resounding success during his second experience in Russia.
The past 2 weeks have been very busy...
From the stage of the DK Ofitserov in Odintsovo, where he sung to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Militar Hospital together with many Russian stars such as Aleksandr Buinov, Aleksandr Marshal and Lolita;
to the Annual Zvezda Teatrala awards at the Vakhtangov theatre;
and during the Festival "Buona Italia" in the magnificent venue of the "Korston" Hotel.
"It's always a great pleasure and a honour to come back to Russia"
A special thanks toLudmila Lubimova, Director of the festival "Melodie degli amici dell'Italia"
Francesco Barbato will open the Russian concert of artist Antonella Ruggiero, most famous lead vocal of the legendary Italian band Matia Bazar.
He will participate to this important event performing the greatest melodies of the Italian and Neapolitan tradition.
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