Sergey Lazarev has revealed a snippet of the rehearsals that have taken place today in Moscow for his Eurovision entry “Scream”.
Rehearsals are underway in the Russian capital for Sergey Lazarev’s performance of “Scream” in Tel Aviv. The singer took to Instagram to reveal a snippet of the rehearsals today, which saw Sergey joined by his backing singers and vocal coach Alex Panayi.
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Sergey Lazarev’s backing vocalists for Tel Aviv were revealed this weekend. The vocalists are Adam Svensson, Jennie Jahns, Eric Segerstedt and Simon Lingmert. The Swedish team is made up of past Melodifestivalen entrants and backing singers.
In his first interview since the reveal of his Eurovision entry “Scream”, Sergey gave one hint regarding what to expect from his performance in Israel stating:
you will see the performance will be more epic than movies
Who is Sergey Lazarev?
Russian singer Sergey Lazarev has been singing and acting since he was ten years old, and had received his first award in music by fourteen. He represented Russia at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden, with his song “You Are The Only One”. He placed third in the grand final, and will return to the contest this year in Tel Aviv.
Russia debuted in Eurovision in 1994 and has gone on to be one of the most successful countries in the contest. Since the mid-00s Russia has had a string of strong results including their first and only victory in 2008. Dima Bilan won the contest in Belgrade, Serbia with the song “Believe” taking the contest to Moscow in the following year. In 2015 and 2016, Russia finished in 2nd and 3rd place respectively in the final.