24 march 2022 Spectrum Of Emotions With "Un Ballo In Maschera" At The Opera

Tonight / Thursday, March 24 / the hall of the Burgas Opera was subordinated to the beautiful melody of Verdi's opera "Un Ballo In Maschera", telling about the sanctity of feelings, woven their destructive power in a sad tale of love, jealousy and redemption. .
Soloists, orchestra, choir and ballet, united in artistic symbiosis under the baton of maestro Ivan Kozhuharov, were emotionally influential.
And the woven thought in every detail of the performance, and the symbolism that follows and shapes every detail in the directorial techniques of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alexander Tekeliev, and the semiotic elements of the original scenographic solutions, and the wonderful stage performance of singers from the strong artistic caste. emotion, and the splendor and character of the costumes, and the synchronicity of the soloists, orchestra, choir, ballet, and the overall balance between the various connecting units in a large-scale performance - all at the height of the most demanding aesthetic criteria.
No less admiration is deserved by the employees of the technical services, who complemented the overall vision of the show, the professional level of special effects and lighting.
Conductor of "Masked Ball" was maestro Ivan Kozhuharov, who built a strong spelled - again, with his inherent perfectionism, conductor of the choir, which was at the traditional high performing and artistic level - was Nevena Mihaiyova, concertmaster of the orchestra - again at the height - Hristo Belchev, assistant director of the production - Lina Peeva. The sculpture of the late Grisha Roglev, including symbolic solutions of shadows from the afterlife and the image of Death as an unchanging companion of Life - performed by ballet dancers of the Burgas Opera, complemented and enriched with emotional nuances and aesthetic suggestions the overall stage picture of the opera .
The artistic caste was also magnificent - the tenor Valery Georgiev - a guest, sculpted an influential image of the noble Count Ricardo, who, despite the strength of his feelings, does not violate moral dogmas and preserves the honor of his beloved Amelia. The dramatic soprano Joanna Zhelezcheva built - with emotional saturation and brilliantly built dynamite, the image of Amelia, who retains her dignity as an honorable married lady, despite her dramatic love affair with Ricardo.
A memorable role was played by the baritone Marian Jovanoski - like Renato, who succumbs to skillful manipulation and falls into a trap that is disastrous for all ... Soprano Emilia Ivanova - guest was brilliant in the role of Oscar, which is characterized by high technical difficulty.
Respectful - as a vision, vocal mastery and suggestion, was the image of the fortune teller Ulrika - a conductor of messages from the invisible, which was masterfully built by mezzo-soprano Daniela Dyakova. Both conspirators had a strong artistic presence - Samuel and Tom, who in the plot entangle, confuse and doom fates, performed by bass Delyan Slavov and Diman Panchev. The images of Silvano - performed by baritone Branmir Nedkov, of the Chief Judge - performed by Lyubomir Todorov, and Amelia's servant - Milen Dinolov were successfully intertwined in the overall dramatic plot and denouement. All components of the performance of "Masked Ball" tonight were on par, giving a high added aesthetic and artistic value to the overall perception. As always, as an attestation of respect for the work of the artists, flowers were presented on behalf of Mayor Dimitar Nikolov.
After the fall of the theater curtain, the performance of "Un Ballo In Maschera" leaves open a number of philosophical questions - about the aspirations of the heart, the impossibility, under the pressure of moral dogma, the consequences of insidious conspiracies, misunderstandings in complex human relations and the intervention of Fate. the ordination of concepts such as honor and dignity and love - in its purest dimensions ...

Photos: Burgas State Opera