19 april 2021 "A cup of Russian Samovar Tea" On Tuesday At The Opera Hall
For Russian culture, drinking tea is a ritual that is a symbol of sharing, warmth, comfort, and an intimate atmosphere. The concert will feature musical motifs, carrying the incomparable nostalgic beauty of the Russian soul, which reflects the desire for harmony and purification of the soul - through longing pain and spontaneous joys. The program, selected with skill, attention, and taste by the three performers - sopranos Edelina Kaneva, Nona Krastnikova, and pianist Mira Iskarova, includes:
"He loves me so much", "Crazy Nights", "Why", "How could I know", "Prayer", "I want you", "Dream" and last but not least, "Spring is coming", etc .. In the bosom of spring, which is difficult to enter into their possessions - in opposition to the stubborn winter, the refrain will be filled with longing and hope: "The fields are still covered with snow, but the rivers flow in a spring mood, flow, shine and loudly announce:" Spring is coming! ”The most passionate and emotional Russian composers Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Sergei Rachmaninoff, who will be performed on the evening of April 20 in the Burgas Opera Hall, are explained in love through beautiful musical works, soprano Nona Krasnikova says about the concert. At the end of 2020, the Burgas audience had the opportunity to experience the messages and the specific finesse of swing in the concert performance "Swing Classic", which also includes the artistic trio - Edelina Kaneva, Nona Krastnikova, and Mira Iskarova.
The concert performance "A cup of tea from a Russian samovar" is created for a wide audience - with musical taste and attitude to the eternal values and sentimental beauty of Russian culture.
Through Russian romances, the three artists will immerse the audience in an atmosphere of sophistication, fine spirit, and reflection of love - in the musical and poetic texts.
The musical stage performance will be presented on April 22, at 7 pm, in the hall of Chitalishte "Prosveta - 1888" in Pomorie.
For the soloists:
Edelina Kaneva, soprano, was born in Sofia and is a graduate of the State Academy of Music "Prof. P. Vladigerov"
The singer makes her debut on the stage of the Burgas State Opera. Following are 3 seasons in which she is engaged in the Leipzig Opera. Since 1996 she has been the premier soloist at the St. Makedonski National Theater. Her repertoire includes the central parts in the operas "Troubadour", "Tosca", "The Wedding of Figaro", "Don Juan", the operettas "The Bat", "Gypsy Baron", "Countess Maritsa", "The Land of Smiles", "The Queen of Smiles", "The queen of the chardash", "The Great Unknown ", the musicals" Cats "," Some prefer it hot", "West Side Story", "The Wolf and the Seven Goats ". He is a guest soloist of symphony orchestras with an oratorio repertoire. There are recordings for the National Radio and the National Television
Edelina Kaneva is a music producer of a series of Christmas concerts for BNT and BNT 2, initiator and participant of projects in jazz and pop music.
She worked on the project of the French Ministry of Culture "K and the Road to the Castle" - a contemporary opera by Carol Beffa, based on the novel by F. Kafka.
Since 2012 he has been a lecturer at NMU "L. Pipkov", majoring in pop and jazz singing, and since 2017 a music director at Alexandra Audio.
She has toured successfully in Japan, Germany, France, Spain, Israel, and many others.
From 2000 to 2010 he was a regular guest soloist at the Teatro Lirico D ’Europa and the Mozart Festival Opera in the United States.
She has participated many times in the festivals Apollonia, Sofia Music Weeks, Salon of Arts, Varna Summer, and festivals in Greece, Israel, and Germany.
In 2018 Edelina Kaneva is part of the extremely successful project of the Sofia Opera and Ballet, "Mamma Mia" directed by Acad. P. Kartalov, in which she plays the lead role of Donna Sheridan.
Nona Krastnikova, soprano, graduated in opera singing with Prof. Mila Dyulgerova at the Pancho Vladigerov National Music Academy and has been working with her as a vocal pedagogue. She has specialized as a fellow in Modena, Italy, with Raina Kabaivanska, and in the opera studio in Graz, Austria. She has participated in masterclasses by Ana Tomova Sintova (2011, 2014, 2015), Kiri te Kanava and Federica von Stade (2008), for a German song with Prof. Hartmut Noll and others. He won third prize at the Mirabent I Magrans International Competition (2014, Sitges, Barcelona); at the International Competition for Young Opera Singers "Boris Hristov" the same year, Grand Prix at the "Crown of Tarnovo" and third prize at the International Competition for Song Duos "Alza Respighi" Verona, Italy.
Nona Krastnikova is a full-time soloist at the Burgas Opera, where she has over ten main roles such as Mimi from the opera "Bohemia", Tosca and Madame Butterfly from the operas of the same name by Giacomo Puccini, Amelia from "Masked Ball" by Giuseppe Verdi, the Countess in "The Wedding of Figaro, Donna Elvira in "Don Juan" and Fjordiligi in "So Do All" by WA Mozart, Micaela in "Carmen" by Georges Bizet and others.
In 2011 he formed the duo "Collage" with the pianist Maria Ruseva. In October 2015, the duo "Collage" won the third prize at the competition for song duos "Elsa Respighi" in Verona, Italy.
Mira Iskarova, piano
Born in Burgas, she graduated from the National Music Academy Prof. Pancho Vladigerov, Sofia, in the piano class of Prof. Marina Kapatsinskaya. PhD student at the New Bulgarian University. He writes music for Bulgarian films and theater performances. As a composer of film and theater music, he is part of the team of dozens of short films, dramatic and puppet shows.
He is the author of the music for the films:
2008 - "The Goat" - directed by Georgi Dyulgerov, "Monologue on a piano" - short - directed by V. Kuncheva - 2006, "Memories of ocean fishing" (co-authored with Hristo Namliev) - directed by G. Dyulgerov - 2005, "Lady Zee" - directed by Georgi Dyulgerov - 2004, "You are beautiful, my dear" - directed by Georgi Dyulgerov
He is the author of the music for the play "Charlie" - directed by V. Kuncheva, the documentary series "Memories of Ocean Fishing", as well as independent musical works.