Two Internationally acclaimed musicians in a brilliant programme that includes songs, arias, piano solos duets by Schumann, Brahms, Rossini, Tchaikovsky, Dargomyzhsky and Rachmaninov.The wonderful Canongate Kirk, with its lovely Cathedral acoustic, is a fitting venue for this entertaining and inspiring concert.Russian baritone Alexey Gusev is currently a soloist with Scottish Opera. Equally at home on the opera stage and in concerts, his performances have attracted excellent reviews. For Scottish Operas Iolanta, (Tchaikovsky), which included stars from the Bolshoi and Mariinsky Theatres, theoperacritic.com noted:Alexey Gusevs Robert is impressive, and one to watch.Commenting on his performance at Llandeilo Festival of Music, Artistic Director Julia Jones wrote: This was singing at its sublime best, from an artist whose stage presence more than matched his impressive vocal ability" . On CD, Alexey features on the recently released Volume 3 of Malcolm Martineaus acclaimed project Decades a Century of Song ...elegance and Point..another young singer to watchGramophone.Alexey Gusev is a winner of numerous international vocal competitions, including the Clonter Opera Prize and the The International Rachmaninov competition for Opera singers.Pianist Paulius Rudokas has won many international piano competitions in Lithuania and abroad. He was honoured by the President of Lithuania for his international success and also by the Government of Polandfor promoting Polish culture through his splendid performances of Chopin's music. Paulius has played together with Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Klaipeda Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra di bacau, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and others. He is also regularly invited to perform with Kaunas State Symphony Orchestra.