Sofia Opera and Ballet - Season 2016 / 2017

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May 2017

3
May
Wednesday
19:00
Stage: Big stage
4
May
Thursday
18:00
Characters and performers:

LILLY Beloslava Kostadinova, Zora Gospodinova
HRILLY Aleksandar Georgiev, Anton Radev
THE WRINKLED Krasimir Dinev, Stefan Vladimirov
MEDUSA Rada Toteva, Tereza Brakalova
MUSSEL Blagovesta Mekki-Tsvetkova, Christina Pipova
OCTOPUS Vladimir Gorchakov, Ilia Iliev
TURBOT Kalin Dushkov, Kratsan Kratsanov
NARRATOR Sandra Petrova, Alexandra Nosikova
Ensemble Crabs Tsvetan Tsvetkov, Georgi Dzhanov, Ovanes Kasparyan, Stoyan Balabanov, Stefan Dimitrov, Stoil Georgiev

Production team:

Conductor LYUBOMIR DENEV, ZHORZH DIMITROV
Stage Director ANRI KULEV
Set Design ANASTAS YANAKIEV
Costumes MARTA MIRONSKA
Choreography: MASHA ILIEVA
Assistant Stage Director Vladimir Gorchakov
Stage Managers: Rumyana Dimitrova, Stefka Georgieva
Répétiteurs: Pelagia Cherneva, Mariana Toteva

Orchestra and Ballet of the Sofia Opera

With the participation of the Pim-Pam Children’s Choir
With director Magdalena Nemtsu and conductor Irena Hristova

With the special participation of the Masha Ilieva Ballet School

Technical offices and workshops of the Sofia Opera and Ballet
Stage: Big stage
5
May
Friday
10:00
Characters and performers:

LILLY Beloslava Kostadinova, Zora Gospodinova
HRILLY Aleksandar Georgiev, Anton Radev
THE WRINKLED Krasimir Dinev, Stefan Vladimirov
MEDUSA Rada Toteva, Tereza Brakalova
MUSSEL Blagovesta Mekki-Tsvetkova, Christina Pipova
OCTOPUS Vladimir Gorchakov, Ilia Iliev
TURBOT Kalin Dushkov, Kratsan Kratsanov
NARRATOR Sandra Petrova, Alexandra Nosikova
Ensemble Crabs Tsvetan Tsvetkov, Georgi Dzhanov, Ovanes Kasparyan, Stoyan Balabanov, Stefan Dimitrov, Stoil Georgiev

Production team:

Conductor LYUBOMIR DENEV, ZHORZH DIMITROV
Stage Director ANRI KULEV
Set Design ANASTAS YANAKIEV
Costumes MARTA MIRONSKA
Choreography: MASHA ILIEVA
Assistant Stage Director Vladimir Gorchakov
Stage Managers: Rumyana Dimitrova, Stefka Georgieva
Répétiteurs: Pelagia Cherneva, Mariana Toteva

Orchestra and Ballet of the Sofia Opera

With the participation of the Pim-Pam Children’s Choir
With director Magdalena Nemtsu and conductor Irena Hristova

With the special participation of the Masha Ilieva Ballet School

Technical offices and workshops of the Sofia Opera and Ballet
Stage: Big stage
7
May
Sunday
19:00
Stage: Big stage
8
May
Monday
19:00
Stage: Big stage
9
May
Tuesday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
11
May
Thursday
19:00
Guest performance:
DIANA TUGUI on the role of Violetta Valery

Characters and cast:
Flora Silvana Pruvcheva
Annina Blagovesta Mekki-Tzvetkova
Alfredo Daniel Damyanov
Giorgio Germont Plamen Papazikov
Gastonne Hrisimir Damyanov
Barone Douphol Dimitar Stanchev
Marchese d’Obigny Stoil Georgiev
Dottore Grenvil Nikolay Petrov
Gioseppe Slavi Manov
Commissioner Georgi Dukov

Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet of the Sofia Opera

Conductor Velizar Genchev
Producer Plamen Kartaloff
Revival Director Vera Petrova
Designer Ivan Savov
Choreography Riolina Topalova
Chorus Master Violeta Dimitrova
Lighting Designer Andrej Hajdinjak
Concertmasters Teodora Hristova, Maria Evstatieva
Répétiteurs Ivaylo Ivanov, Yolanta Smolyanova, Milen Stanev, Pelagia Cherneva
Stage Managers Vera Beleva, Rositsa Kostova, Stefka Georgieva
Translation and surtitles Simeon Todorov

Technical services and workshops of the Sofia Opera and Ballet
Stage: Big stage
12
May
Friday
10:00
JUBILEE PERFORMANCE
Alexandar Raichev`s 95th annivesary

Music by Alexandar Raichev
Orchestrated by Alexandar Raichev, Jr.
Scenario and adaptation Yulia Krasteva, Based on the libretto of Nina Stoyanova
Conductor Stefan Nedyalkov
Director Yulia Krasteva
Designer Elena Shopova
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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May
Friday
19:00
Guest performance:
KIRIL MANOLOV in the role of Giorgio Germont

Characters and cast:
Violetta Valery Irina Zhekova
Flora Silvana Pruvcheva
Annina Blagovesta Mecki-Tsvetkova
Alfredo Daniel Ostretsov
Gastonne Hrisimir Damyanov
Barone Douphol Dimitar Stanchev
Marchese d’Obigny Stoil Georgiev
Dottore Grenvil Angel Hristov
Gioseppe Slavi Manov
Commissioner Vanyo Dimitrov

Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet of the Sofia Opera

Conductor Velizar Genchev
Producer Plamen Kartaloff
Revival Director Vera Petrova
Designer Ivan Savov
Choreography Riolina Topalova
Chorus Master Violeta Dimitrova
Lighting Designer Andrej Hajdinjak
Concertmasters Teodora Hristova, Maria Evstatieva
Répétiteurs Ivaylo Ivanov, Yolanta Smolyanova, Milen Stanev, Pelagia Cherneva
Stage Managers Vera Beleva, Rositsa Kostova, Stefka Georgieva
Translation and surtitles Simeon Todorov

Technical services and workshops of the Sofia Opera and Ballet
Stage: Big stage
13
May
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
Sold out
May
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
Sold out
14
May
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
Sold out
May
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
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May
Sunday
16:00
Gurst performance:
AMANDA GOMES in the role of Kitri

Characters and cast:
Don Quixote Kiril Ivanov
Sancho Panza Georgi Asparuhov
Basil Nikola Hadjitanev
Carmencita Katerina Petrova
Mercedes Katerina Petrova
Еspada Rosen Kanev
Two Friends Venera Hristova, Nataly Bratanova
Two Toreadors Emil Yordanov, Tsetso Ivanov
Gipsy Dance Milena Todorova, Trifon Mitev
Queen of the Dryads Boryana Petrova
Amour Alexandra Drangazhova
Red Ballet Skirt Boryana Petrova

Ensemble of the Ballet and Orchestra of the Sofia Opera

Conductor Boris Spasov
Choreographer and Director Peter Loukanov
Set Designer Ivan Popov
Costumes Designer Tsvetanka Petkova - Stoynova
Répétiteurs Maria Ilieva, Yasen Valchanov, Diliana Nikiforova, Darina Bedeva
Concertmaster Teodora Hristova, Maria Evstatieva
Stage Manager Riolina Topalova

Students from the National School of Dance Art
Stage: Big stage
Duration - 2:20
Interlude - 1
19
May
Friday
10:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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May
Friday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
May
Friday
19:00
Guest performance:

ADRIAN XHEMA in the role of Duke of Mantua
RAMONA TULUMANI in the role of Gilda

Characters and Cast

Rigoletto, his jester Biser Georgiev
Sparafucile Svetozar Rangelov
Maddalena Blagovesta Mekki-Tsvetkova
Giovanna Rumiana Petrova
Count Monterone Dimitar Stanchev
Marullo Atanas Mladenov
Borsa Plamen Papazikov
Count Ceprano Stoil Georgiev
Countess Ceprano Silvana Pruvcheva
Page Nadia Koleva
Officer Georgi Dukov

Orchestra and Chorus of Sofia Opera and Ballet

Conductor Zhorzh Dimitrov
Director Plamen Kartaloff
Set Designer Lubomir Jordanov
Costume Designer Elena Ivanova
Assistant stage Director Vera Petrova
Chorus master Violeta Dimitrova
Concert Master Teodora Hristova, Maria Evstatieva
Stage Managers Vera Beleva, Rositza Kostova, Stefka Georgieva
Subtitle and Translation Simeon Todorov

Technical services and workshops of the Sofia Opera and Ballet
Stage: Big stage
Duration - 3:00
Interlude - 1
20
May
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
May
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
May
Saturday
19:00
Guest performance:

CARLOS ALMAGUER in the role of Rigoletto

Characters and Cast

The Duke of Mantua Daniel Damyanov
Gilda, Rigoletto’s daughter Irina Zhekova
Sparafucile Svetozar Rangelov
Maddalena Blagovesta Mekki-Tsvetkova
Giovanna Rumiana Petrova
Count Monterone Dimitar Stanchev
Marullo Atanas Mladenov
Borsa Plamen Papazikov
Count Ceprano Stoil Georgiev
Countess Ceprano Silvana Pruvcheva
Page Nadia Koleva
Officer Georgi Dukov

Orchestra and Chorus of Sofia Opera and Ballet

Conductor Zhorzh Dimitrov
Director Plamen Kartaloff
Set Designer Lubomir Jordanov
Costume Designer Elena Ivanova
Assistant stage Director Vera Petrova
Chorus master Violeta Dimitrova
Concert Master Teodora Hristova, Maria Evstatieva
Stage Managers Vera Beleva, Rositza Kostova, Stefka Georgieva
Subtitle and Translation Simeon Todorov

Technical services and workshops of the Sofia Opera and Ballet
Stage: Big stage
Duration - 3:00
Interlude - 1
21
May
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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May
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
May
Sunday
16:00
"PAQUITA" Cast: Katerina Petrova, Ceco Ivanov, Boryana Petrova, Pamela Pandova, Alexander Alexandrov
"A HISTORY OF THE LOVE" Cast: Anastasiya Nedelcheva, Radul Roglev
"TO DANCE OUT OF SPITE" Cast: Katerina Petrova, Ceco Ivanov, Pamela Pandova, Sofia Tsutsakova, Alexander Alexandrov, John Abenanti

Conductor Zhorzh Dimitrov
Stage: Big stage
23
May
Tuesday
18:30
Stage: Big stage
26
May
Friday
10:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
Sold out
May
Friday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
May
Friday
19:00
The performance is performed by soloists, choir and orchestra of the State Opera Plovdiv
Stage: Big stage
Duration - 3:15
Interlude - 2
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27
May
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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May
Saturday
19:00
Choreography, directing and libretto Lorca Massine
bazed on the novel of Nikolais Kazantzakis

Characters and cast :
Zorba Elenko Ivanov
John Nikola Hadjitanev
Marina Darina Bedeva
Yorgos Trifon Mitev
Madame Ortense Anastasia Nedelcheva

Ballet ensamble of the Sofia Opera

Assistant choreographer Anna Kjishkov
Costume Design Tsvetanka Petkova-Stoynova
Repetiteurs Maria Ilieva, Yasen Valchanov
Assistant and Stage Manager Riolina Topalova
Stage: Big stage
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28
May
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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May
Sunday
16:00
CARMEN
Ballet on music by Bizet

Choreography and directing Alberto Alonso
Characters and cast:
Carmen Diliana Nikoforova
Jose Emil Yordanov
Escamillo Tsetso Ivanov
Zúñiga John Abbenati
Fate Venera Hristova

Soloists and Ballet ensemble of the Sofia Opera
Assistant-Choreographer Sonya Alonso
Set Designer Boryan Belchev
Costume Designer Hristiana Mihaleva – Zorbalieva
Assistant Director and Stage Manager Riolina Topalova
Repetiteurs Maria Ilieva, Yasen Valchanov

This performance has the special permission of
Musikverlang hans Sikorski GmbH&Co.KG, Hamburg

RHAPSODY IN BLUE
Ballet on music by George Gershwin

Choreographer and Director Riolina Topalova
Soloists and Ballet ensemble of the Sofia Opera
The performance is played on a record
Stage: Big stage
Duration - 2:20
Interlude - 1
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30
May
Tuesday
19:00
Cast: Bayasgalan Dashnyam, Daniel Damyanov, Daniel Ostretsov, Elena Stoyanova, Kostadin Andreev, Mariana Tsvetkova, Martin Iliev, Radostina Nikolaeva, Svetozar Rangelov, Silvana Pravcheva, Tsvetana Bandalovska

Pianist-accompanist Ivaylo Ivanov, Milen Stanev
Stage: Marble lobby - stalls
31
May
Wednesday
10:00
Stage: Big stage
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June 2017

1
Jun
Thursday
19:00
Stage: Big stage
2
Jun
Friday
10:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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Jun
Friday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
3
Jun
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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Jun
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
Jun
Saturday
19:00
Cast:
Marta Petkova, Emil Yordanov, Venera Hristova, Darina Bedeva

Conductor GRIGOR PALIKAROV
Stage: Big stage
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4
Jun
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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Jun
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
Jun
Sunday
16:00
Participants: Boryana Petrova / for the first time in the role of Aurora /, Aleksandar Aleksandrov, Venera Hristova, Darina Bedeva

Conductor GRIGOR PALIKAROV
Stage: Big stage
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8
Jun
Thursday
Cast: Elenko Ivanov, Nikola Hadjitanev, Darina Bedeva, Anastasia Nedelcheva, Kiril Ivanov
Stage: No stage
9
Jun
Friday
10:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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Jun
Friday
19:00
Stage: Big stage
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10
Jun
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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Jun
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
Jun
Saturday
17:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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11
Jun
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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Jun
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
Jun
Sunday
17:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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16
Jun
Friday
Stage: No stage
Duration: 2:45
Interlude: 1
Jun
Friday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
17
Jun
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
18
Jun
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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Jun
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
Jun
Sunday
17:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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22
Jun
Thursday
Stage: No stage
23
Jun
Friday
10:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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24
Jun
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Small stage
Price of tickets: children - 10 leva. adults - 10 leva.
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25
Jun
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Hall "Babies"
27
Jun
Tuesday
Stage: No stage
Duration - 2:20
Interlude - 1
30
Jun
Friday
20:00
"PETRUSHKA"
Cast: Alexander Alexandrov, Marta Petkova, Emil Yordanov

"THE FIREBIRD"
Cast: Katerina Petrova, Tsetso Ivanov, Trifon Mitev, Dilyana Nikiforova

/ The performances are played with music from recording /
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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July 2017

1
Jul
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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Jul
Saturday
20:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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2
Jul
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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Jul
Sunday
20:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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Jul
Sunday
20:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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4
Jul
Tuesday
18:00
Stage: Big stage
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5
Jul
Wednesday
20:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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6
Jul
Thursday
18:00
Stage: Big stage
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7
Jul
Friday
20:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
Duration - 2:20
Interlude - 1
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8
Jul
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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Jul
Saturday
18:00
Stage: Big stage
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9
Jul
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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Jul
Sunday
20:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
Duration - 2:20
Interlude - 1
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10
Jul
Monday
18:00
Stage: Big stage
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13
Jul
Thursday
20:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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14
Jul
Friday
19:00
Big scene
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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15
Jul
Saturday
11:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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Jul
Saturday
20:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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16
Jul
Sunday
11:00
Stage: Park Military Academy "G.S. Rakovski"
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21
Jul
Friday
11:00
Magura cave

Summer Festival - OPERA OF THE PEAKS - BELOGRADCHIK ROCKS

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Stage: Magura cave
Jul
Friday
20:00
Stage: Belogradchik rocks
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22
Jul
Saturday
11:00
Magura cave

Summer Festival - OPERA OF THE PEAKS - BELOGRADCHIK ROCKS

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Stage: Magura cave
Jul
Saturday
20:00
Stage: Belogradchik rocks
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23
Jul
Sunday
11:00
Magura cave

Summer Festival - OPERA OF THE PEAKS - BELOGRADCHIK ROCKS

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Stage: Magura cave
Jul
Sunday
20:00
Stage: Belogradchik rocks
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27
Jul
Thursday
11:00
Magura cave

Summer Festival - OPERA OF THE PEAKS - BELOGRADCHIK ROCKS

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Stage: Magura cave
Jul
Thursday
20:00
Stage: Belogradchik rocks
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28
Jul
Friday
11:00
Magura cave

Summer Festival - OPERA OF THE PEAKS - BELOGRADCHIK ROCKS

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Stage: Magura cave
Jul
Friday
20:00
Stage: Belogradchik rocks
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29
Jul
Saturday
11:00
Magura cave

Summer Festival - OPERA OF THE PEAKS - BELOGRADCHIK ROCKS

Tickets - at the cash desk of the Sofia Opera
Stage: Magura cave
Jul
Saturday
20:00
Stage: Belogradchik rocks
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30
Jul
Sunday
11:00
Magura cave

Summer Festival - OPERA OF THE PEAKS - BELOGRADCHIK ROCKS

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Stage: Magura cave
Jul
Sunday
20:00
Stage: Belogradchik rocks
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August 2017

3
Aug
Thursday
20:00
Choreography, direction and libretto Lorca Massine
Stage: Belogradchik rocks
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4
Aug
Friday
20:00
Stage: Belogradchik rocks
Duration - 2:20
Interlude - 1
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5
Aug
Saturday
20:00
Stage: Belogradchik rocks
Duration - 2:20
Interlude - 1
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6
Aug
Sunday
20:00
Choreography, direction and libretto Lorca Massine
Stage: Belogradchik rocks
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