A musical journey through over a hundred years of songs from ‘light classical delights’ to the standards of ‘the American songbook’ through to the Musical Theatre hits of recent years.
Vov Dylan (Australia’s Andre Rieu) and Glenn Amer (the voice of Mario Lanza and the fingers of Liberace) join forces to take audiences on a musical journey filled with great stories and humour and of course great melodies.
Vov Dylan is a third generation musician that has music flowing from every fibre of his body.
First recognised for his musical talents at 21 months old when he had his first newspaper coverage. Since then he has covered most areas of media and live entertainment including international tours, movies, radio and television broadcasts, and countless live performances for public and private functions.
Vov has released 10 albums now with FANFARE CLASSICS and distributed via Sony Music, and has been nominated in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 as Australian Instrumental Entertainer of The Year (ACE AWARDS)
To top it off, Vov was awarded on 24thJanuary 2014 the title of “WORLDS FASTEST VIOLINIST”by the Australian Book of Records for performing the Flight of The Bumblebee in 38.1 seconds! (A Record that still stands!)
There are many strings to Vov’s bow, but his love of Violin, music and performance shines through in every appearance where applies tried and true traditions of great music, combined with great musicians, combined with fun and laughter.
A unique entertainer, Glenn Amer is the only artist in the history of recordings to have made acoustically recorded cylinders, pianola rolls and compact discs. He was the youngest pianist to ever record pianola rolls, having made his first recordings for the Mastertouch Piano Roll Company when he was 17.
Glenn has been working with singers since his first concert at the age of eleven. He cannot remember how many singers he has played for, but for many years was the exclusive accompanist to Rita Hunter CBE and Horst Hoffmann.Glenn’s first love was opera and he has worked as a pianist and conductor with Opera Queensland, Pacific Opera and Opera Australia.
In addition to everything above, Glenn is musical director for The Seven Sopranos and their debut album for ABC Classics shot to the top of the charts when it was released.
Running Time: 60 minutes, 90 Minutes or 120 Minutes
Advertising Material: Available in High res format with source files
Video: Yes - can be edited to venue specific details at presenters expense
Staging requirements: Piano that is tuned.
AV Requirements: 2 microphones for the artists. Piano amplification. Line on for Violin Microphone.
Stage Plot: Piano on stage
Availability for publicity: Yes