18 may 2021 Комичната опера „Хубавата Елена“ отново на бургаска сцена

After the great success of "Beautiful Elena" on the stage of the Summer Theater - Burgas - on August 25, last year, which officially closed the Burgas Music Festival "Emil Chakarov" 2020, and the performance in the Opera Hall - on 29 September, which also gathered a large audience, the comic opera by Jacques Offenbach, based on the libretto by Henri Mayac and Louis Alevi, will be presented again at the Opera Hall - on May 20 at 19.00. All participants in the attractive show a high level of their interpretive art and present in the best way the qualities of the production, characterized by dynamics, innovative techniques, elements of references to modernity, and intelligent humor.

Behind the stage stands the young conductor Tsanislav Petkov, the concertmaster is Yordan Kovachev. Once again, the audience will appreciate the merits of the directing of Assoc. Alexander Tekeliev, assistant director - Petar Tiholov /, the scenography of Boris Stoynov, the magnificent costumes of Tsvetanka Petkova-Stoynova and the choreography of the late Grisha Roglev.

In the image of the Beautiful Helen, the queen of Sparta and the wife of Menelaus, the mezzo-soprano Joanna Kadiyska will reappear, stable, charismatic, precise. The stage presence of the young tenor Yani Nikolov as Paris, son of the king of Troy Priam, is also strong. Baritone Yordan Hristozov will be Menelaus, king of Sparta, building the grotesque image of the deceived husband with ease, causing sincere laughter in the audience.

In ancient times, from the beginning of the Trojan War, the other main characters will take us: The bass Diman Panchev will play the role of Calhas, high priest of Zeus, in the role of Mercury, the messenger god, will be Miroslav Dimitrov, Kalina Popova will play the role of Juno, patroness of marriage and family. Lina Peeva will present herself as Venus, the goddess of love, Polina Bahchevanova, as Minerva, the high priest of Zeus, will be the bass Diman Panchev, Ivan Grozev, bass, will be Agamemnon, King of Kings. The role of Orestes, son of Agamemnon, is played by the countertenor Dimitar Arnaudov. In the original, the role was written for a countertenor, but is usually performed by a soprano due to the rare range and heights in the male vocal register. The bass Kostadin Mechkov introduces himself as Achilles, a Thessalian hero, king of Phthiotis, Milen Dinolov and Lyubomir Todorov will be Ajax I and Ajax II, Nikolay Nikolov - Philocom, a servant of Kalhas, Stefka Hristozova - a maid of Elena.

The large-scale production of the comic opera "Beautiful Elena" is attended by the artistic groups of the orchestra, choir, and ballet of the Burgas Opera/choirmaster - Nevena Mihailova, ballet tutor - Galina Kalcheva /.