Friday
18. June
at 21.00
Kongresni trg (Congress Square) - Ljubljana

OPENING CONCERT OF 33rd IMAGO SLOVENIAE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL AND SUMMER IN OLD LJUBLJANA TOWN

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA SNG MARIBOR
MARIBOR OPERA CHOIR
Conductor: Simon Krečič
Choirmaster: Zsuzsa Budavari Novak

Soloists:

Sabina Cvilak, soprano
Valentina Čuden, soprano
Petya Ivanova, soprano
Rebeka Lokar, soprano
Andreja Zakonjšek Krt, soprano
Irena Petkova, mezzosoprano
Martin Sušnik, tenor
Jaki Jurgec, baritone

Moderator: Igor Velše


Programme:

Gioacchino Rossini (1792–1868)
Overture to the opera The Barber of Seville
Una voce poco fa, Rosina’s aria from the 1st act of the opera The Barber of Seville

Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)
La donna è mobile, the Duke of Mantova’s aria from the 1st act of the opera Rigoletto
Bella figlia dell’amore, a quartet from the 3rd act of the opera Rigoletto
Gypsy Chorus from the opera Troubadour

Josip Ipavec (1873–1921)
Russian dance from the operetta The Dizzy Princess
Song of the music box, Maud’s aria from the operetta The Dizzy Princess

Gaetano Donizetti (1797–1848)
La voilà, La voilà, Marie and Sulpice duet from the 1st act of the comic opera The Daughter of the Regiment
Rataplan from the 1st act of the comic opera The Daughter of the Regiment
C’en est donc fait, Marie’s aria from the 2nd act of the opera The Daughter of the Regiment

Giacomo Puccini (1858–1924)
Vissi d’arte, Tosca’s aria from the 2nd act of the opera Tosca

Georges Bizet (1838–1875)
Près des remparts de Séville, Carmen’s seguedille from the 1st act of the opera Carmen
Je dis, que rien ne m’épouvante, Micaëla’s aria from the 3rd act of the opera Carmen

Ruggiero Leoncavallo (1857–1919)
Qual fiamma avea nel guardo, Nedda’s aria from the 1st act of the opera Pagliacci

Giuseppe Verdi (1813–1901)
Qui Radamès verrà! Che vorrà dirmi, Aida’s aria from the 3rd act of the opera Aida

Georges Bizet (1838–1875)
Les voici, chorus from the 4th act of the opera Carmen


The gala opening of the festival, opera concert performed by the ensemble of SNG Opera Maribor, located at Congress Square, is dedicated to the venerable opera tradition within the Maribor National Theatre, which celebrated its 100th anniversary last year. The beginnings of the institutional Slovenian musical theatre in the Styrian capital are connected to the year 1920, when the operetta Mam’zelle Nitouche was performed on the local stage for the first time.


Admission free.


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