21 june 2022 Brilliant Premiere Of "Cinema in Notes" At The Open-Air Theater
There are times when a person feels grateful - for the opportunity to be part of something special, such as emotion, empathy, thought wave, falling into the temporal expression of the art of "here and now" - as a reflection of many human souls who have gathered perceptions. excitement, impulses.
Such was the evening on the first date of the astronomical summer - June 21, on the stage of the Burgas Summer Theater - Official Page - with the concert performance MORICONE - CINEMA IN NOTES / PREMIERE / / MORRICONE - CINEMA IN NOTES / PREMIERE /.
Under the baton of maestro Levon Manukyan, who is also the author of the orchestrations of film music by Ennio Morricone, soprano Maria Tsvetkova-Madjarova and the orchestra of the Burgas State Opera, with concertmaster Hristo Belchev strong messages. The premiere concert performance is based on the idea and script of Julia Manukian. Announcements to each of the musical themes were skillfully selected, combined with a compilation of exciting footage from the respective films, whose soundtracks were performed. The expert psychologism in the selection of the visual effects was also noticeable, in combination with the dynamics and the internal gradation of the script.
Here is what pre-premiere maestro Levon Manukyan said about the exciting music project:
We can't miss titles like "Once Upon a Time in America," "Once Upon a Time in the West," "Mission," "The Hateful Eight," "Cinema Paradiso," "The Sicilian Clan," "The Professional," and, of course, one of the favorite films of Bulgarians from the past - "Octopus".
The musical themes from the films "Malena", "Once Upon a Time in America", "The Mission", "Al Capone" and others were also performed. We mentally walked the romantic narrow streets of Sicily, the steppes of the Wild West, the French quarters with a unique atmosphere ...
The large audience really empathizes - as with a time machine, highly emotional moments from these films of the past, which will remain forever in the treasury of the Seventh Art.
From the screen we watched the eyes of colossi in cinema - Jean-Paul Belmondo, Alain Delon, Robert De Niro, Jean Gabin, Romi Schneider, Clint Eastwood, Claudia Cardinale, Michele Placido, Monica Bellucci, etc. - evoking exciting memories of background of beautiful music.
And those present at the Summer Theater were caught up in an exciting sacrament.
Yes, cinema is magic, and the music of Ennio Morricone, who left the physical dimension of this world two years ago at the dignified 91 years of age, will remain in the annals of art as a benchmark for professionalism and what cannot be imitated. - The divine spark that lives through the creative heritage - even after the actual death of the composer.
The vocals of Maria Tsvetkova-Madzharova to the overall perception of the musical-visual environment were also magnificently inlaid. Apart from her charming presence, femininity and beautiful timbre, she also showed artistry - in sync with the film's messages.
The event "Cinema in Notes" was the third in the program of the Burgas Music Festival "Emil Chakarov" 2022, which is held for the fifteenth time by the State Opera - Burgas, in partnership with the Municipality of Burgas.
During the whole concert performance, on the stage was the traditional flower basket on behalf of the Mayor of Burgas Dimitar Nikolov.
Congratulations to the premiere of the new project of maestro Manukyan, who tonight was again in his characteristic artistic whirlwind, conducting the orchestra of the Burgas Opera! Conductor, musicians, soloist and audience were on the emotional wave of a universal warm and beautiful experience tonight.
A concert with the premiere project in the town of Gorna Oryahovitsa will take place on June 27, on June 30 - on the stage of the Summer Theater - Dobrich, and on July 2 - on the picturesque open stage on the island of St. Anastasia.
Photos: State Opera - Burgas