York-based Russian-born singer and actor YaYa (Yakov Yavno) announces
plans to expand his performance schedule in the United States and
throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas.
his powerful baritone via showcases ranging in size from intimate
cabaret-style acts to large-scale events suitable for concert halls and
stadiums. His solo show, “Creative Encounters”, intersperses a musical
program with faces of the artist’s journey from Russia to America, and
his nightclub act features instrumental combos of various sizes and
configurations integrating story telling and philosophical discussions.
His one man shows “Revelations” and “Songs of Our Soul” are reflective
of this. Yavno’s full-scale presentation entitled “The Road Home”
incorporates an orchestra with choirs and contemporary dancers, as well
as cameos by well-known guests from the countries in which he performs.
Already a beloved headliner around the globe, YaYa sings in many
languages, including French, Spanish, Russian, Yiddish and English. He
has also achieved notable success in other arenas: stage presentations,
films and recordings. Yakov incorporates folk, pop and classical music
into his contemporary arrangements. In so doing, he paints an eclectic
canvas; a reflection of today’s world.