Strato-Vani in the classical charts
The album subsequently entered Belgium's classical charts, reaching the n° 1 position and staying in the charts for over 18 weeks. Giovannini has subsequently being performing songs from the album at his shows across Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Belgium. Giovannini is currently touring in Germany through December 2012 and January 2013.
“Viva Strauss” contains some of the best-known Strauss melodies with totally new arrangements and lyrics by Irish lyricist Michael Leahy. The sweeping melodies are used in romantic songs, whereas the polkas are used to comic effect in tracks such as “Mausi Sagt”, “Die Speed Date Polka” and “Tritsch-Tratsch”
“Viva Strauss” was recorded in English and German, with English versions set for release in 2013. The TV special will also be released at a later date.
For more information visit http://vivastrauss.com or http://www.menttv.be/