A weekend in the company of the Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva

26. 02. 2021

On Saturday, 27 February at 1.00 p.m., the website of New York’s Metropolitan Opera will stream a recital by soprano Sonya Yoncheva, heralded as one of the most acclaimed and exciting opera stars of her generation. She will be performing in the famous rococo library of the Kloster Schussenried monastery in Germany, accompanied on the piano by french pianist Julien Quentin. The programme includes some of the most beautiful opera arias ever written:

G. Verdi: “Ritorna vincitor!”, Aida’s aria from Aida
G. Verdi: “Tacea la notte placida . . . Di tale amor”, Leonora’s aria from Il Trovatore
G. Puccini: “Donde lieta uscì”, Mimi’s aria from La Bohème
A. Dvořák: “Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém”, Rusalka’s aria from Rusalka
G. Puccini: “Se come voi piccina io fossi”, Anna’s aria from Le Villi
H. Purcell: “Thy hand, Belinda . . . When I am laid in earth” (“Dido’s Lament”) from Dido and Aeneas
G. F. Händel: “Lascia ch’io pianga”, Almirena’s aria from Rinaldo
G. Puccini: “Un bel dì”, Cio-Cio-san’s aria from Madama Butterfly
J. Massenet: “Ah! je suis seule . . . Dis-moi que je suis belle”, Thaïs’s aria from Thaïs
J. Massenet: “Adieu, notre petite table”, Manon’s aria from Manon Lescaut
G. Bizet: “L’amour est un oiseau rebelle” (“Habanera”), Carmen’s aria from Carmen
M. Monnot and É. Piaf: “Hymne à l’amour”

We are extremely happy to announce that Sonya Yoncheva will also be among the guests of this year’s 69th Ljubljana Festival. For more information, visit our website.

Source: metstarslive.brightcove-services.com