Varna Opera Theatre in May

A premiere, an Opera Gala and a film music concert in Varna Opera in May

In May Varna Opera Theatre presents its audience with another set of beautiful performances, to name just a few – film music concert, conducted by Grigor Palikarov, (May 9, 2013), the premier of the musical Jekyll (May 7, 2013), and an Opera Gala (May 22, 2013), dedicated to the anniversary of the great opera singer Kaludi Kaludov.

On May 9th, 7 p.m., the Symphony Orchestra of the National Opera Varna, under the baton of Grigor Palikarov, together with the violin player Chavdar Valkov and the pianist Magdalena Natcheva will perform magnificent music pieces from the the movies “The Red Violin”, “Angels and Demons,” “The Godfather”, “Gladiator”, “The Mask of Zorro” and others. The concert will feature the famous melody Spielberg’s movie “Schindler’s List.”

On May 7th, 2013, from 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. the musical “Jekyll” by John Moore will be performed for the first time on stage in Bulgaria. More than 60 artists will perform in this production, most of which are adolescents from the Children and Youth Opera at the  Municipal Children Complex Varna.

May 7, Tuesday, 5 p.m. / 7.30 p.m.


musical by John Moore

Conductor: Gancho Ganchev

Director: Kostadin Bandutov


With the participation of Children and Aadolescents Varna Opera from the Municipal Children Complex

May 9, Thursday, .7 p.m.


“The violin in the cinema”

Conductor: Grigor Palikarov

May 10, Friday, 7 p.m.

MADCAP (Lud Gidia)

opera by Parashkev Hadjiev

Conductor: Borislav Ivanov

Director: Kuzman Popov

Cast: Irina Jekova, Arseny Arsov, Svilen Nikolov, Valeryi Georgiev and others.

May 14, Tuesday, 7 p.m.


Opera by Giuseppe Verdi

Conductor: Stefano Segedoni (Italy)
Director: Kuzman Popov
Cast: Arseniy Arsov, Plamen Dimitrov, Vanya Vatralova-Stankov and others.


May 17, Friday, 7 p.m.

Masked Ball (Un ballo in maschera)

Opera by Giuseppe Verdi

Conductor: Borislav Ivanov

Cast: Valeriy Georgiev, Linka Stoyanova, Plamen Dimitrov, Irina Zhekova, Boyka Vasileva and others.

May 20, Monday, 7 p.m.

MERRY WIDOW (Die lustige Witwe)

Operetta by Franz Lehar

Conductor : Svetoslav Borisov

Director: Mark Krone (Netherlands)

Cast: Lidiya Lazarova, Lyudmil Petrov, Filippa Ruzhenova, Valery Georgiev, Mihail Mihaylov, and others.

May 22, Wednesday, 7 p.m.


Conductor: Borislav Ivanov

Kaludi Kaludov turns 60

May 23, Thursday, 7 p.m.


Opera by Giacomo Puccini

Conductor: Francesco Lanzillotta

Director: Kuzman Popov

Cast: Ivaylo Mihaylov, Petar Danailov, Plamen Dimitrov, Evgeny Stanimirov, Ina Petrova, Irina Zhekova and others.

May 27, Monday, 7 p.m.

Operetta by Emmerich Kalman

Conductor: Stefan Boyadjiev

Director: Vidin Daskalov

Cast: Vyara Zhelezova, Plamen Dolapchiev, Stiliyana Soyanova, Alexander Mutafchiyski, Antoaneta Marinova and others.

May 28, Tuesday, 7 p.m.

Opera by Gioachino Rossini

Conductor: Didier Talpain (France)

Director: Emmanuelle Cordoliani (France)

Cast: Valery Georgiev, Geo Chobanov, Irina Jekova, Silvia Angelova, Svilen Nikolov, Boyka Vasileva, Galina Velikova

May 29, Wednesday, 19:00


Scenic cantata by Carl Orff

Conductor: Borislav Ivanov

Directed by Mariane Berglof (Germany)
Soloists: Irina Zhekova Valery Georgiev, Plamen Dimitrov

May 30, Thursday, 7 p.m.


Musical based on ABBA songs

Conductor: Gancho Ganchev

Performance of Children and Adolescents Varna Opera, from the Municipal Children Complex

May 31, Friday 19.00

Opera by Giuseppe Verdi

Conductor: Borislav Ivanov

Director: Kuzman Popov
Cast: Venceslav Atanasov, Boris Lukov, Deyan Vachkov Dimitrinka Raicheva Boyka Vasileva, Evgeniy Stanimirov and others.