Article published on puaro.lv June 20 (2012) 10:53
Written by Agneta Niedra. Photos by Kristaps Bergs. Link to original article here
Translation by Yanis Baksha. English revision by Tessa Lande and Anni Jowett
However, even though his victory in the international Eurovision Song was over three years ago, Alexander Rybak by his every step still forces girls to squeal and cry.
On Monday evening the singer,with his obvious charisma, came to Yurmala, and next day went on the stage with his dad Igor Rybak and family and childhood friends Michael and Boris Kazinik. The unique tandem of father and son brings a unique musical experience to the Dzintari audience.
The two families are linked by long friendship and creative collaboration. Alexander Rybak’s grandmother was the first music teacher of Mikhail Kazinik – the musician and cultural worker, but Alexander’s father – was his childhood friend.
Despite the fact that Alexander Rybak has become a pop star, he remains faithful to classical music, which lives in his heart since childhood. The guests at the concert enjoy a fascinating kaleidoscope of melody performed by father and son, who touch the finest strings of heart and soul.
Concert “Fathers and Sons” is a proof that the friendship and music has no borders – with sounds in a variety of musical genres, from classical masterpieces to jazz interpretations, and of course Alexander Rybak’s top hit – Eurovision’s winning song “Fairytale”
After the concert the singer was surrounded by huge number of sincere fans
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