17 march 2022 Magnificent Performance Of "La Traviata" On Thursday
On the unusually cold evening of March 17 in the hall of the Burgas State Opera, those present at the performance of Verdi's masterpiece La Traviata, directed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alexander Tekeliev, were warmed - by beautiful music, inspired performers, stylish scenery, and metaphorical messages. , which is not subject to conventional description - charm, excitement, touch with the sublime.
Under the baton of the famous maestro Slavil Dimitrov - guest, on the stage of the Burgas Opera was told the tragic story of beautiful love, subject to pure impulses, but overshadowed by prejudice and fateless inexorability. Magnificent fusion between music, dramatic messages, mirror effects of the original scenographic solutions, which seem to reflect the inner world and contradictions in the plane of different angles, revealing unsuspected truths - about people, relationships and interdependencies ... Visual-semantic leitmotif of camellias the literary source of the libretto "The Lady with the Camellias" by Alexandre Dumas - son / went through the whole action - as a symbol of worldly luxury and frivolity, as well as lost hopes crushed by the decisions of Fate / in the form of discarded in the mirror under unsent letters to favorite.
The magnificent soprano Ilina Mihaiylova - guest, was incredibly influential in the role of Violeta Valeri. Torn by dramatic passions, painted with tragic nuances, beautiful, tender, and at the same time strong was the Violetta of the opera prima. Magnificent and full of messages of the tragic story presented in "La Traviata" were tonight all the artists - soloists, orchestra, choir, and ballet.
Another famous Bulgarian singer appeared on the Burgas stage in the role of Alfred Germont - the tenor Mihail Mihailov - a guest. Dense image, warm timbre, rich in overtones, brilliant vocal technique, and built dynamics were characteristic of the young tenor.
Like Georges Germont, Alfredo's father, who was experiencing spiritual catharsis, was the baritone Alexander Krunev. Traditionally stable - both as an artistic presence and as a vocal technique, was Krunev tonight.
Ioana Kadijska, a mezzo-soprano, was charming and respectful with an aristocratic presence in the image of Flora Bervois, a friend of Violetta Valeri, with whom she shone in the secular circles of Paris in the mid-nineteenth century. The other performers were also stylish and memorable: the bassist Kostadin Mechkov played the role of Baron Dufol, the baritone Branimir Nedkov - Marquis d'Aubigny, Darina Zapryanova - Anina, close to Violeta Valeri, Milen Dinolov - Viscount Gaston de Letorie, Doman Panchev Grenville, Miroslav Dimitrov - Joseph and Nikolai Nikolov - Servant of Flora.
Attractive and containing an allegorical charge is the scenography of Catalin Arbore / Romania /, which uses mirror images - as a symbol of psychic metamorphoses.
The conductor of the choir, which has a particularly important role in the plot development, is Nevena Mihaylova, concertmaster - Hristo Belchev. The choreography is the work of Galina Kalcheva, the assistant director of the production is Lina Peeva, the prompter is Dora Fartunova, the subtitles are the work of Srebrina Slavova, the accompanist is Raina Popova.
Traditionally, the orchestra of the Burgas Opera, choral and ballet artists, as well as all specialists "behind the scenes" - professionals from the technical services.
For those present in the Opera Hall, who had the pleasure to experience the exciting spectacle of "La Traviata", the State Opera - Burgas had prepared a special surprise - in the intermission of the performance in the lobby of the Opera was given the opportunity to toast with a glass of quality organic wine. as a compliment from winemakers:
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