Sonya Yoncheva, soprano
Martin Sušnik, tenor

SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana Orchestra
Francesco Ivan Ciampa, conductor

Highlights of the 69th Ljubljana Festival
27. July 2021
9.00 pm
Congress Square
59 €, 49 €, 39 €
The alternative location in case of bad weather is Cankar's Hall (Cankarjev dom). The definitive location will be decided on the day of the event and announced online at ljubljanafestival.si.

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We would like to inform you that tenor Martin Sušnik will perform at today’s concert (27 July) of Sonya Yoncheva instead of tenor Branko Robinšak, who had to cancel his performance due to illness. The event will take place in Congress Square as planned.

 

  • Sonya Yoncheva is a bulgarian soprano who has enjoyed a meteoric rise to operatic stardom
  • Yoncheva is a former winner of the Operalia competition for young opera singers founded by Plácido Domingo
  • Her stunning performances in Verdi’s La traviata  have led critics to proclaim her the finest Violetta since Maria Callas
  • She is a regular guest at the Metropolitan Opera and many of the world’s most important opera houses

Programme:
G. Puccini: Intermezzo »La Tregenda« from Le Villi
G. Puccini: »Se come voi piccina« Anne’s aria from Le Villi
G. Puccini: »Che gelida manina« Rodolfo’s from La bohème
G. Puccini: »Si, mi chiamano Mimì« Mimì’s aria from La bohème
G. Puccini: »Oh soave fanciulla« Rodolfo’s and Mimì’s duet from La bohème
G. Puccini: Intermezzo from Suor Angelica
G. Puccini: »Mario! Mario! Mario!… Quale occhio al mondo« Tosca’s and Cavaradossi’s duet and from Tosca
G. Puccini: »E lucevan le stelle« Cavaradossi’s aria from Tosca
G. Puccini: »Vissi d’arte« Tosca’s aria from Tosca
G. Puccini: Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut
G. Puccini: »Donde lieta uscì« Mimì’s aria from La bohème
U. Giordano: Intermezzo from Fedora
G. Puccini: »Un bel dì vedremo« Cio-Cio San’s aria from Madama Butterfly

Soprano Sonya Yoncheva and tenor Martin Sušnik perform a selection of opera arias with the SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana Orchestra under italian conductor Francesco Ivan Ciampa. This is Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva’s first visit to Slovenia. Following a series of spectacular debuts at the world’s leading opera houses, she is today one of the most sought-after singers of her generation, internationally acclaimed for performances in some of opera’s most iconic roles. The winner of numerous music competitions, including Plácido Domingo’s Operalia in 2010, she made her debut with the Berlin Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta the year before last. The possessor of a thrilling voice, she is also known for her charitable activities. Last year, for example, she teamed up with Swiss luxury watchmaker Rolex for a series of concert events designed to raise money for musicians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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We would like to inform all visitors that, in keeping with the Ordinance on temporary measures for the prevention and management of infections with the infectious disease COVID-19 (Official Gazette of RS No. 174/ 2021), only final users who fulfill the conditions specified in the Ordinance may attend public cultural events. More information here.