Sofia opera and ballet: Eugene Onegin Premiere
Sofia Opera and ballet start 2013 promisingly with a premiere of the opera Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky.
The performance is set by the Romanian director Ion Karamitru. The orchestra of Sofia Opera and Ballet will perform under the baton of the famous Bulgarian conductor Grigor Palikarov.
The opera Eugene Onegin will be shown for the first time on 25 January, and then will take place on the listed below dates. For more upcoming Sofia Opera and Ballet events please browse our Calendar.
Eugene Onegin Opera performances:
Saturday, January 26, 2013, 7 p.m.
Sunday, January 27, 2013, 4 p.m.
Friday, February 1, 2013, 7 p.m.
Saturday, February 2, 2013, 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 10, 2013, 4 p.m.
The opera lasts three hours and a half, and will have two intermissions. As the director himself puts it the poetry of Pushkin itself bring music, and therefore he chose to work on the opera “Eugene Onegin” using the cinematic principle, this of the darkening and retrotrospection.
Larina: Ivanka Ninova, R. Petrova
Tatyana: Ekaterina Kuprievskaya, Radostina Nikolaeva, Tsvetana Bandalovska
Olga: Daria Ryabinko, Tsveta Sarambelieva
Filipevna: Juliana Ivanova, Veselin Mihaylov
Eugene Onegin: Evgeni Alexiev, Petar Dimov, Daniel Ostretsov
Lenski: Krasimir Dinev, Angel Hristov
Knyaz Gremin: Peter Boutchkov Svetozar Rangelov
Rotny: Stoil Georgiev
Zaretski: Dimitar Stanchev
Trike: Plamen Papazikov, Hrisimir Damyanov
Scene sets: Maria Miu
Costumes: Viorica Petrovichi
Choreography: Mirela Simnicheanu
Choirmaster: Violeta Dimitrova
Artistic lighting: Chris Jaeger
Assistant Director: Christina Kotesku
Website of the Opera
Tickets can be purchased at the box office of Sofia Opera and Ballet (1 Vrabcha Str., phone: 02/987 13 66 02/981 15 49) or online from their special tickets section here