15 april 2020 Burgas Opera With Performances In Together In Crisis Initiative

Tomorrow, Thursday, April 16, 2020, at 8.30 pm, the State Opera - Burgas Facebook page will feature a concert performance "Ah, this ... musical!" Featuring symphonic pictures from the opera "Porgy and Bes" by George Gershwin and West Side Story by Lennard Bernstein. Soloists: Edelina Kaneva, Orlin Goranov, and Orlin Pavlov, conductor - maestro Yordan Daffov. The conductor of the choir of the State Opera - Burgas - Nevena Mihaylova, concertmaster - Vanya Zlateva. The broadcast is part of the program of musical cultural institutions Together in Crisis.

Soloists, the choir and orchestra of the State Opera - Burgas, under the baton of Maestro Yordan Daffov, tell the eternal story of love - about the confrontation between reason and feelings, about the power of prejudice, about the beauty of feelings for the aspirations of the heart, which - always, invariably, bears the consequences of its emotional choices.

All this, as a music-emotional compilation, you will have the opportunity to see, hear, feel and experience through the exciting concert-show "Ah, this musical!". The recording is from the premiere of the concert performance - on 25.02.2015, in which star, emotional and memorable participation are: Edelina Kaneva, Orlin Goranov, and Orlin Pavlov. The orchestra and the choir of the State Opera - Burgas complete the dramatic story of contemporary Romeo and Juliet, who uphold the light of their feelings in a world of misunderstanding and gloom.

     "The name of the American composer George Gershwin is undoubtedly one of the most famous and world-renowned for his original and creative style. He is an iconic author of works in serious genres of music, but also in a fun and popular music, symphonic, vocal, instrumental works. They make extensive use of the tradition, melody, rhythms, and form of typical African-American musical folklore, combined with elements of jazz, and impart new artistic value, making them an indispensable part of the world's musical music. The Symphony Pictures Suite is a selection of the most popular and beautiful lyrical and dance moments from the opera Porgy and the Bes (1935), called "the first folk opera created on a plot and musical style in African-American life and life." at the beginning of the XX century. The success of this work makes it forever a classic - in the whole work of George Gershwin", says Maestro Yordan Daffov about Symphony Suites.

   In addition to the orchestral performance of the suite from "Porgy and Bes", soloists Edelina Kaneva, Orlin Goranov, and Orlin Pavlov, accompanied by the orchestra and people of the State Opera - Burgas present orchestral, vocal and dance scenes from the musical "West Side Story" / Love Story and Tony / by Leonard Bernstein.

   "Lennard Bernstein, composer, conductor, music writer, symphony author, opera, choral, instrumental, theoretical works of music and philosophy, lectures, conversations, outstanding public figure and artist, longtime titular conductor of the Philharmonic of New York probably one of his most popular works and perhaps the most famous is the musical "Westside Story" / 1957 / Because of ideas and craftsmanship, this exciting work has been in the world for over half a century. is inspired vein from the eternal theme of love, the beautiful legend of Romeo and Juliet's impossible love, in the contemporary version - the tragic love of the characters Maria and Tony, against the background and decor of the contemporary / for 1957 / world of America ", tells about the work of the maestro Daffov


In the coming days, you will be greeted by "Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini, directed by Alexander Tekeliyev, "Bayadere", music by Ludwig Minkus, production by Vesa Tonova, and opera for children "Max and Moritz" by Alexander Yosifov, directed by Alexander Tekeliev.

We hope that this time, which is a test not only for patience, but also for the sense of aesthetics and the attitude towards art, which is an eternal category, to pass as soon as possible, and again to have the opportunity to experience and share emotions - through the exciting productions of the State Opera - Burgas - on the stage in the Opera Hall, in the Summer Theater, as well as in the open stage spaces.