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Event

Opening Concert
03
August
2016

Opening Concert

Programme:

 

Gaetano Donizetti: Don PasqualeOverture

Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale – Norina’s aria Quel guardo il cavaliere

Gioachino Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Overture

Gaetano Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor – Lucia’s aria from 1st act Regnava nel silenzio

Georges Bizet: CarmenPrelude to 4th act

Georges Bizet: Carmen – Michaela’s aria  Je dis que rien ne m’épouvante

Georges Bizet: CarmenPrelude

Giacomo Puccini: Giani Schicchi – Lauretta’s aria O mio babbino caro

Giuseppe Verdi: La forza del destino – Overture

Giacomo Puccini: La Bohème – Mimi’s aria Si mi chiamano Mimi

Pietro Mascagni: Cavalleria RusticanaIntermezzo

Francesco Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur – Adriana’s aria Io son l’umile

Georges Bizet: CarmenPrelude to 3rd act

Giacomo Puccini: Turandot – Liu’s aria Tu che di gel sei cinta

Ruggiero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci – Intermezzo

Ruggiero Leoncavallo: Pagliacci – Nedda’s aria Qual Fiamma Avea Nel Guardo

This year, the Opening Concert is going to be a real treat for the admirers of the opera genre, and the Forest Opera – Sopot’s open-air amphitheatre – will host an exceptional star. That very evening, the most prominent Polish soprano Aleksandra Kurzak, alongside the Polish Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Sopot conducted by Maestro Wojciech Rajski, will enchant the audience with the interpretation of the most beautiful arias right from the oeuvres of Donizetti, Puccini and Bizet. The diva regularly performs in the greatest opera houses all around the world, with Metropolitan Opera House New York, the Royal Opera House, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Vienesse Theater an der Wien as well as Wiener Staatsoper being just some of them. The Opening Concert in Sopot is an unparalleled opportunity to immerse into the world of grand music, even for one evening.