Wednesday, 17 January 2018

CONCERT - PUCCINI'S WOMEN

20.01.2018 ♦ 19:00   GALA CONCERT PUCCINI’S WOMEN..., the ones he left us in his immortal operas 160 years of the composer's birth Conductor BEATRICE VENEZI With the special participation of DONATA D’ANNUNZIO LOMBARDI and KAMEN CHANEV Part One Le Villi – Intermezzo La bohème – Aria of Mimi ♦ Performed by IRINA ZHEKOVA Aria of Musetta ♦ Performed by SILVANA PRAVCHEVA Duet of... Read more...
The young lady will conduct the concert “Puccini’s women” on 20 January Few young people can make the following confession: “I grew up with bread and Puccini”, but such words are suiting to Beatrice Venezi and they reveal her spiritual nature – by fate to be connected with the Italian classical music and with one of Italy’s composers of genius – Giacomo Puccini. Beatrice was born on the 5th of... Read more...
Act I In a hall of Don Magnifico’s castle, his vain daughters Clorinda and Tisbe are primping. Their stepsister, Cinderella, consoles herself with a song about a king who chose a kind-hearted bride (‘Una volta c’era un re’). A beggar (actually Prince Ramiro’s tutor Alidoro) comes in; Cinderella gives him some breakfast, angering the stepsisters. The prince’s courtiers enter, announcing the imminent arrival... Read more...
The story is about a little girl. When the curtain rises, we see the Stahlbaum family prepare for Christmas Eve. Marie, her younger brother, Fritz, the mother and the father celebrate with family and friends when the mysterious Herr Drosselmeyer arrives. He quickly pulls a large bag of gifts for all the children and everyone is happy except Marie, who has not yet received a gift. When she goes to him to get the expected gift, it turns out that... Read more...
The premier soloists of the Sofia Opera and Ballet Marta Petkova and Nikola Hadjitanev performed Wednesday evening the main roles in the ballet “Sleeping Beauty” in Saratov. With the spectacle was opened the local festival “Stars of World Ballet”, which is held for the fifth time. At the festival guest-performers were already leading ballet dancers from Great Britain, Italy and other countries.
The ballet company of the Sofia Opera was awarded at the premiere of the ballet “Le corsaire” on 24.11 with the distinction “Golden Lyre” by the President of the Union of Bulgarian Musicians and Dancers, Stanislav Pochekanski. The award was handed out to the Artistic Director of the ballet Sara-Nora Krysteva for exceptional merits in the field of the ballet art by the ballet company and for the Jubilee of the Bulgarian... Read more...
At the Sofia Opera on 8 and 10 December Alexandrina Pendatchanska will sing Tosca for the first time The world-known opera singer Alexandrina Pendatchanska will perform for the first time in her star career the role of Floria Tosca on the stage of the Sofia Opera and the Bulgarian spectators have the chance to become witnesses of this debut. On 8 and 10 December her partner will be the famous tenor Kamen Chanev, who will enter in the role of... Read more...
The opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” with Christmas spectacles The famous fairy-tale is after the libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti It was set for the first time in Bulgaria at the Music Theatre by the stage director Plamen Kartaloff in 1992. Next year the production was presented in the National Palace of Culture. At the Sofia Opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” is with stage director Yulia Krasteva, we shall see... Read more...
Gian Carlo Menotti was born on 7 July 1911 in Cadegliano, Italy. As a teenager he studied at the Verdi Conservatory in Milano. At the age of seventeen he departed for Philadelphia, the USA, where he studied composition under Rosario Scalero at the Curtis Institute of Music. He settled down forever in America. He didn’t give up his Italian nationality and his roots, but he considered himself for American composer. He worked actively as... Read more...
Gian Carlo Menotti wrote the music and the libretto of the moving Christmas story “Amahl and the Night Visitors” – one of the most popular operas for children in the world today, is a typical example of how something, which had to happen, becomes a fact. When in the ‘40s of the past century the radio and TV giant NBC extended an invitation to Gian Carlo Menotti to write the title, initially he didn’t show a... Read more...
Eldar Aliev: The ballerinas of today are with more beautiful bodies than beforeThe world-known choreographer makes “Le corsaire” for modern audience The world-known Russian-American choreographer and former premier soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre Eldar Aliev is in Sofia for the staging of the ballet “Le corsaire” by Adolphe Adam. The premiere will be on Friday at the Sofia Opera and Ballet. For this production of one... Read more...
http://www.dotbg.bg/article/6526222 This autumn have passed 8 years since the prima ballerina of the Sofia Opera and Ballet Sara-Nora Krysteva was appointed for Artistic Director of the ballet. Little by little, she left her appearances on the stage, in order to immerse herself into the far more unpleasant for each artist world of the administrative, financial, managerial and all kind of other responsibilities for the first ballet company of... Read more...
EXTRA SPECTACLES OF “CARMEN” – OPERA BY GEORGES BIZET ON 28.11.2017, TUESDAY AT 17:00 h and on 30.11.2017, THURSDAY AT 19:00 h – Opera by Georges Bizet Because of the great interest the Sofia Opera and Ballet offers extra spectacles of the opera “Carmen” by Georges Bizet on 28.11.2017, Tuesday, at 17:00 h and on 30.11.2017, Thursday, at 19:00 h.The tickets are in the price range BGN 15 to 40. For students,... Read more...
The crippled boy Amahl lives in poverty with his mother. He tells her that he has seen in the night sky an enormous star with a long tail. His mother is tired of his wild imagination. Amahl tells her that Three Magis have come to visit them. The Magis enter and tell them that they are following a large star in the sky, on their way to find a new-born king. They show Amahl and his mother the rich gifts they have brought. Amahl asks the Magis... Read more...
The soprano Tanya Ivanova: “I am happy that I will sing the role of Floria Tosca in Plamen Kartaloff’s staging, which evoked the ovations of the Japanese audience in 2012” The music critique wrote about the soprano Tanya Ivanova that she is at first place an exceptionally talented drama actress, with wonderful voice, who manages to embody herself with conquering depth and grabs the attention of opera connoisseurs. Tanya... Read more...
On the fifth tour of the Sofia Opera and Ballet in Japan, from 30 October to 21 November 2012, was presented the new production of the opera “Tosca” by Academician Plamen Kartaloff, and also “Cavalleria rusticana” and “Gianni Schicchi”, which received a high appreciation by the Japanese audience and the music critique. “Tosca” was performed in five cities in the Land of the Rising Sun: Tokyo,... Read more...
The well-known choreographer Eldar Aliev presents at the Sofia Opera and ballet his version of “Le corsaire” by Adolphe Adam after successful productions of the ballet all over the world. The premiere is on 24 November. “I can say that my version has a happy destiny”, commented Aliev today in front of reporters. “I was working with Bulgarian ballet dancers also before, including when I was in the USA, since years... Read more...
The famous far behind the Bulgarian borders tenor Kamen Chanev will be guest as Mario Cavaradossi in “Tosca” by Puccini on 8 December at 19.00 h and on 10 December at 16.00 h. Kamen Chanev was born in Sliven. He graduated the French language school in his home town and after that the Music Academy in Sofia. He specialized in Rome in Boris Christoff’s Academy. In 1992 he started working at Sofia Opera. After five seasons he... Read more...
The world-known opera prima Alexandrina Pendatchanska will sing again on the stage of the Sofia Opera and Ballet. On 8 and 10 December she will be Floria Tosca in Giacomo Puccini’s opera “Tosca”. Her partner will be the famous tenor Kamen Chanev, who will enter in the role of Mario Cavaradossi. Alex Penda, also known as Alexandrina Pendatchanska, was born in Sofia in a family of renowned Bulgarian musicians. She started her... Read more...
Thursday, 16 November 2017

Tosca - Giacomo Puccini - Synopsis

  Tosca - Giacomo Puccini

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