09 august 2019 OPERA AT BEGLIKTASH FOR THE FIRST TIME!
A forthcoming focus in the program of the Burgas Opera is Vincenzo Bellini's masterpiece "Norma". The magnificent spectacle will be set among the natural decor of the Bulgarian Stonehenge - the ancient Thracian sanctuary Begliktash near Primorsko. The original and impressive choice of the stage is not accidental - the famous monolithic stone complex contains historical references to the world of the Druids, recreated in the dramatic plot of lyrical tragedy in two acts. The production is a unique chance to encounter the mystical symbolism of the sacred place, combined with the artistic suggestions of the opera.
The exciting non-standard meeting with Bellini's characters will take place on August 10 at 8:30 pm. On stage under the stars - in the cultural and historical space of the ancient Thracian sanctuary Begliktash, the brilliant soprano with numerous performances on the national and world opera stage - Yoana Zhelezcheva, and the emblematic "Aria" Casta Recognized as perhaps the most beautiful and exquisite opera aria in the history of classical music, it will be a kind of emotional-aesthetic accent of the impressive opera spectacle. The rival for Polione's heart, the Roman proconsul in Gaul - Adalgiza, will be a brilliant mezzo-soprano, with deep dramatic nuances of voice and a beautiful timbre - Daniela Dyakova, who in recent months has recreated Carmen by the eponymous opera at Bizu, Amneris, Amneris in Troubadour, Dalila in Samson and Dalila, and more.
In the role of Polione guest tenor of the State Opera - Varna Valery Georgiev, who was recently re-guest - as the brilliant Calaf in Turandot of Puccini, within the "Scene of the Ages" festival, held at the Tsarevets fortress in the old capital city Veliko Tarnovo Turnovo. / The composition of the Burgas Opera participates in the festival for the fourth time in a row. /
In the image of the venerable Oroveso, leader of the Order of the Druids and Norma's father, the charismatic bass Delyan Slavov will reincarnate. Clotilde, Norma's friend, is Magdalena Georgieva, in the role of Polione - Flavio's approximation is Milen Dinolov.
The soloists, in sync with the people and ballets of the State Opera - Burgas, will be united under the conductor baton of maestro Ivan Kozhuharov. The conductor of people is Nevena Mihaylova, the artist of the impressive scenery and the overall vision of the show is Ivan Savov, the plastic is the work of the longtime primal ballerina of the Burgas Opera - Galina Kalcheva.