What’s On: 2015 ‘Opera Open’ in Plovdiv from June 19 to July 22

Plovdiv State Opera is to present “Opera Open”, a programme of five performances, from June 19 to July 22 2015 at the Ancient Theatre in Bulgaria’s second city.

All performances are at 9pm. The programme is:

July 19: Opening night gala with opera star Orlin Anastassov. Conductor: Dian Tchobanov.

June 26: Bizet’s Carmen. With Kamen Chanev, Violeta Radomirska and Valdis Jansons of Latvia. Conductor: Dian Tchobanov.

July 3: Verdi’s Il Trovatore, a co-production with the State Opera Bourgas. Conductor: Ivan Kozhouharov.

July 9: “Viva l’Opera, Viva la Musica”: performances from Italian opera classics including Nabucco, La Traviata, Rigoletto, La Boheme and the Barber of Seville. With Italian tenor Paolo Bertolucci.

July 22: Verdi’s Aida, featuring Ana Lucrezia Garcia of Venezuela, soloist with Arena di Verdi and La Scala.

Season tickets are available, with a discount of up to 50 per cent. Tickets may be bought from the box offices at 1 Central Square, Plovdiv, and Stefan Stambolov Square, Plovdiv, and online via eventim.bg.



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