Simone Kermes is a German soprano who received the title "Queen of the Baroque" from criticism and even "The Mad Baroque Queen" will perform in the most mysterious palace of St. Petersburg - the Mikhailovsky Castle. Speaking at the most prestigious world venues, Simon became famous not only for the special exclusive manner of performing baroque music, but also for extravagant images and hurricane energy! The Baroque queen is extravagant even in her creative plans: for example, she hopes to sing sometime with the band Rammstein.
Kermes' performance is not only a musical, but even a theatrical event. After all, looking at it is no less interesting than listening. The performance of the Baroque Queen will be accompanied by a unique ensemble of ancient music "Barocco Concertato". The best performers of baroque music in Europe - holders of such a loud title will acquaint the guests of the concert with the most beautiful examples of ancient music. Only for the second time in history it was the Russian musicians who won the main European competition of baroque music! In 2016 young, talented participants of the St. Petersburg ensemble "Barocco Concertato" did it. Our compatriots won the third prize at the prestigious European competition of baroque music performers Internationaal Van Wassenaer Concours 2016 in Utrecht.
The members of the ensemble have an amazing approach to the formation of the repertoire: they thoroughly study the era, the historical heritage, the life of composers, treatises on music and master rare instruments, playing only on veined strings, as the musicians did 300 years ago. Touch the music of the past! Decoration of the evening will be the performance of the unique theater of the historical costume "Small Trianon". Theater "Small Trianon" - a unique team, working in the aesthetics of baroque and rococo. The repertoire of the theater combines the recreated dances of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries with author's compositions, sustained in the aesthetics of time. In the performance of the mesmerizing Simone Kermes, the true masterpieces of Vivaldi, Handel and Bach will sound.