2 Gents & The Lady
Powerful… Passionate… Breathtaking… Entertaining… Elio Scaccio & Friends… Featuring…
Experience the mesmerizing gent, Elio Scaccio, joined by the electrifying gent, Vincent Ricciardi, while they serenade the lovely lady, Julie Anna Gulenko, on a memorable voyage from the piazzas of Italy to the theaters of the USA and beyond.
Two Gents & the Lady is an exciting original production starring the super-duo, Elio Scaccio and Vincent Ricciardi and the beautiful songstress, Julie Anna Gulenko. These accomplished and amazing artists will thrill fans of Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Sarah Brightman, Celine Dion, Mario Lanza, Connie Francis, Tom Jones, in addition to Broadway and modern crossover pop music. The audience will be astonished by this musical journey. They will cry with the beauty and sensitivity of “The Prayer”… be mesmerized by the power and grandeur of “Phantom of the Opera”… fall in love again to the music of “West Side Story”… laugh when they probably should cry, as they hear “Delilah”… and be moved to tears by an emotionally moving rendition of “Mamma”….
Elio Scaccio,”Il Signore”(The Gentleman) is a dynamic Pop/ Classical Tenor.
Considered a gifted vocalist since childhood, Elio is a classically trained versatile performer of the highest caliber. This Peabody Conservatory trained artist has performed everything from Verdi and Puccini at Carnegie Hall, to original Rock Ballads at venues across America. Elio performs music in genres ranging from the clas- sical realm to topping the charts as the lead singer in a touring rock band. After conquering the pop-opera charts on both sides of the Atlantic, Elio drew upon his college training in Jazz and Classical tech- nique to set his sights on a pop-opera album. In 2010, Elio released his debut album, “Lettere D’Amore”, which was inspired by 200 beautiful love letters his dad wrote to his mom during their courtship years. The album showcases Elio’s warm, vibrant, electric combination of passion and style. Due to extraordinary audience demand, Elio is scheduled to release his second album, “Somewhere”, showcasing many popular classics, as well as some of his own personal compositions by summer 2016. Elio has been performing to sold-out audiences across the Unit- ed States and Europe since the late 1990’s. Elio engages the audience as they fall in love with him. He is truly the epitome of the modern/day classical crossover!
Julie Anna Gulenko is a rising classical, Broadway, pop, choral, jazz, contemporary musical singing star. An operatically trained so- prano, Julie Anna performs across a vast array of musical genres throughout the United States. As a young child, Julie Anna was first fascinated by the fusion of classical music with the percussive drive of contemporary pop music and has since enjoyed performing New Age, operatic arias, Broadway classics, and early 20th century ballads. Originally from Northeast Ohio in the small town of Clinton, Julie Anna is a graduate of the prestigious Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where she studied under the guidance of her voice professor and men- tor, Ms. Marlene Rosen (D.M.ed) Recently, Julie Anna was the fea- tured soloist in programs of the Summit Choral Society, Festa Italiana of Cuyahoga Falls, and the Canton Comic Opera Company. Following a win at the Festival of Song USA in Brooklyn, NY, Julie Anna represented the United States at the Festival of Song USA at the Cantamare Festival in Palermo, Italy. Julie Anna’s sweet loveliness totally captivates and charms audiences with her amazingly beautiful voice. She will leave you smiling the whole time!
Vincent Ricciardi is a lyric tenor known for his rich, powerful vocals, and his original versatility. As a concert artist, he has thrilled audiences throughout the Northeast in the clubs of NY, and the theaters of NJ and PA, showcasing opera, jazz, Broadway, and opera/pop crossover favorites. Nino Pantano of the Italian Voice stated, “Vincent Ricciardi’s lyric tenor voice is blessed with a smooth and easy top, and gives the listener much to savor and a melancholic sob adds that spe- cial ingredient that touches the heart.” Vincent can be heard on numerous sound recordings from new musicals and songs by vibrant new song writers. His credits include work with composer Marco Sabiu (best known for his collaborations with Kyle Minogue, Take That, Pavarotti, Morricone) and can be heard on concept albums, Charlemagne: By the Sword and the Cross, and Charlemagne: The Omens of Death, starring Christopher Lee. Vincent Ricciardi’s dramatic tenor voice is reminiscent of the great Italian tenors of yesteryear. You will be captivated and charmed by his performance!
Two Gents & The Lady is the production that will promise beautiful music exceptionally preformed by gifted, talented, and accomplished professionals. You will be enthralled by the performance of Two Gents &The Lady, a one of its kind event. It is a truly amazing production that reminds you of the beautiful memories of past, present & beyond. You will be talking about this wonderful spectacle for a long time to come…You don’t want to miss this!