Opera Highlights

Tonight, the soprano Iulia Isaev is invited, once again, on the stage of the Bucharest Opera, to take on Fiordiligi’s part in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte”.

The cast also includes ONB soloists Antonea Barnat, Daniel Filipescu, Lucian Corchis, Cristina Eremia and Florin Simionca. The musical direction will be ensured by the conductor Tiberiu Soare.

On Saturday, the soprano Iulia Dan, a young artist with a promising career before her, selected after a large-scale casting organized by the Bucharest National Opera in October 2010, will make her debut as Gilda in “Rigoletto” (Giuseppe Verdi). She will be accompanied, under the baton of conductor Cornel Trailescu, by: Eugen Seco­beanu, Marius Manea, Pompeiu Harasteanu, Sidonia Nica, Adriana Alexandru, Marius Bolos, Eugen Voicu- debut, Liviu Indricau, Paul Basacopol, Valentina Tudose – debut, Adrian Ionescu.
On Sunday, the Bucharest Opera House presents the last work signed by Giacomo Puccini (completed, after his death, by the Italian composer Franco Alfano), “Turandot”, with an exceptional cast. This time, it’s soprano Madeleine Pascu’s turn to make her debut in the title role, while Calaf’s part will be taken on by the Bulgarian tenor Kamen Chanev, a special guest on ONB’s stage.

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