The sixth annual Opera in the Park is being held in Sofia from June 12 to July 18 2015, with the emphasis this year on classical opera and ballet.
The venue for Opera in the Park is the GS Military Academy grounds in the Bulgarian capital city. All performances begin at 8pm, while there is also a children’s programme, with performances at 11am.
The first evenings see performances of Puccini’s opera Madama Butterfly, on June 12, 13 and 14.
On July 16, 17 and 18, there will be performances of Bizet’s opera Les Pecheurs de Perles.
For ballet lovers, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake will be performed on June 19, 20 and 21.
On June 26 and 27, there is “Carmen, Rhapsody in Blue, ballets to music by Bizet, Shchedrin and George Gershwin” followed by Adolphe Adam’s Giselle on June 28 and July 3.
Mikis Theodorakis’s Zorba the Greek is on July 4 and 12 “Carmen, Rhapsody in Blue, ballets to music by Bizet, Shchedrin and George Gershwin” on July 10 and 11.
For details of the programme for children and how to buy tickets for performances, please visit the website of Sofia Opera and Ballet.