Concert program

“Solomiya. Brava!”

Grand concert dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Solomiya Krushelnytska
"SOLOMIYA. BRAVA!"
Grand concert dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Solomiya Krushelnytska
150 Minutes.

Lviv National Opera celebrates the 150th birth anniversary of the famous Ukrainian opera singer Solomiya Krushelnytska, the most prominent diva at the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries. She is an example of devotion to arts and her nation, an ambassador of the Ukrainian voice and song on almost all continents.

The anniversary concert features the best Ukrainian singers of our time, representing Ukrainian opera art on world stages. They will sing on the stage of the theatre that remembers Krushelnytska’s triumphant performances and is named after her.

Arias and ensembles from the repertoire of Solomiya Krushelnytska, which she performed in the world’s most famous theatres, from Lviv and Odesa to Warsaw, Paris, Milan, Naples, Cairo, Barcelona, Lisbon, Buenos Aires, etc., will be performed.

Soloists of Lviv National Opera – Liubov Kachala, Daria Lytovchenko, Sofiia Soloviy (sopranos), Tetiana Vakhnovska (mezzosoprano), Oleh Lanovyi, Vitalii Rozdaihora (tenors), Roman Strakhov (baritone), Taras Berezhanskyi, Volodymyr Shynkarenko (basses);

and guest opera singers from all over Ukraine – Kateryna Mykolaiko (Dnipro), Alla Mishakova (Kharkiv) (sopranos), Oleh Zlakoman (tenor, Odesa), Serhii Kovnir (bass, Kyiv), and Oleksandr Schulz (tenor, Germany).
Choir and orchestra of Lviv National Opera
Chorus master – Vadym Yatsenko
СonductorAlberto Veronesi, musical director of the International Puccini Festival (Italy)
Director – Vasyl Vovkun

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About show
SOLOMIYA. BRAVA!

SOLOMIYA. BRAVA!

Grand concert of world opera music from the repertoire of Solomiya Krushelnytska

Giacomo Puccini – Aria of Cio-Cio-San from the opera Madama Butterfly

Sofiia Soloviy

Gaetano Donizetti – Aria of Leonora from the opera La favorite

Tetiana Vakhnovska, Honoured Artist of Ukraine

Georges Bizet – Duet of Micaëla and José from the opera Carmen

Daria Lytovchenko and Oleh Zlakoman, Honoured Artist of Ukraine, soloist of Odesa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre

Amilcare Ponchielli – Aria of Alvise Badoero from the opera La Gioconda

Taras Berezhanskyi

Richard Strauss – Scene of Salome from the opera of the same name

Kateryna Mykolaiko, soloist of Dnipropetrovsk Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre

Charles Gounod – Arias from the opera Faust

Aria of Marguerite – Daria Lytovchenko

Couplets of Mephistopheles – Serhii Kovnir, Honoured Artist of Ukraine, soloist of the Taras Shevchenko National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine

Giacomo Puccini – Aria of Manon from the opera Manon Lescaut

Liubov Kachala, People’s Artist of Ukraine

Giuseppe Verdi – Duet of Conte di Luna and Leonora from the opera Il trovatore

Roman Strakhov and Alla Mishakova, Honored Artist of Ukraine, soloist of Kharkiv State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after M. Lysenko / “Eastern Opera”

Pause

Richard Wagner – Pilgrim´s Chorus from the opera Tannhäuser

Choir and orchestra of Lviv National Opera under the baton of conductor Alberto Veronesi

Richard Wagner – Highlights from the opera Lohengrin

Wedding March – Choir and orchestra of Lviv National Opera

Duet of Elsa and Lohengrin – Kateryna Mykolaiko, soloist of Dnipropetrovsk Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre and guest tenor Oleksandr Schulz (Germany)

Giacomo Puccini – Duet of Cio-Cio-San and Pinkerton from the opera Madama Butterfly

People’s Artist of Ukraine Liubov Kachala  and Honoured Artists of Ukraine Oleh Zlakoman, soloist of Odesa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre

Giuseppe Verdi – Aria and cabaletta of Silva from the opera Ernani

Serhii Kovnir, Honored Artist of Ukraine, soloist of Taras Shevchenko National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine and the choir of Lviv National Opera

Giuseppe Verdi – Highlights from the opera Otello

Aria of Otello from the opera of the same name performed by Oleksandr Schulz

Desdemona’s Prayer performed by Sofiia Soloviy

Opening “Storm scene” (Una vela… Esultate… Vittoria) performed by Oleksandr Schulz, Oleh Lanovyi, Vitalii Rozdaihora, Roman Strakhov and Volodymyr Shynkarenko