Varna Opera Gems in Sofia

The audience in Sofia will have the great pleasure to enjoy the  performances of the Verdi opera “Aida” (November,  6, 2012) and “Ernani” (November,  8, 2012), and “Count Ory” by Rossini (November 7, 2012).

In November Sofia Opera will host three great guest performances. As soon asVarna Opera Symphony Orchestra opens the London Festival of Bulgarian Culture , the team of the  second largest opera in Bulgaria will head to Sofia in order to present three of their best productions, especially selected for this particular tour.

For this beautiful set of classical shows, Varna Opera Theatre has a constellation of famous Bulgarian opera singers, who, along with the three different conductors, the orchestra, and the ballet will make for a different Sofia Opera month.

“Aida” by Guiseppe Verdi, November 6


On November 6th, at t p.m. the National Varna Opera Theatre will present on the stage in Sofia Verdi’s masterpiece “Aida.”  The performance will be conducted by Borislav Ivanov.

“Count Ory” by Rossini, November 7  

Varna Opera Theatre Count Ory

On November 7, the stage of the Sofia Opera and Ballet will host for the first time Gioacchino Rossini’s comic opera “Count Ory.” This is a joint project of the French Embassy, the French Cultural Institute  and Varna Opera Theatre.

“Ernani” by Ciuseppe Verdi, on November 8

Varna Opera Theatre, Ernani
On November 8, opera lovers will be presented Verdi’s fifth opera Ernani. Conductor of the performance will be the young and talented Svetoslav Borisov.

Information courtesy: Violeta Toncheva
Images courtesy: Varna Opera Theatre

Useful Information:

Website of Sofia Opera and Ballet

Official site of the Varna Opera Theatre

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