Opera Open 2019 - Swan Lake (20 July 2019)
From 2017 the Opera Open festival mounted a strong array of shows at the Ancient Theatre, presenting premieres, co-productions and hybrid-genre projects. They will all feature active international partnerships and will attract foreign and Bulgarian artists working across Europe and around the world.
Opera Open welcomed, on the stage of the Ancient Theatre in Plovdiv, leading soloists of the largest opera and ballet companies. Over the past years names such as Paata Burchuladze, Hui He, Ana Lucrecia Garcia, Elisabet Strid, Donata D’Annunzio Lombardi, Alberto Gazale, Christian Benedict, Lala Leigh, performers from the Vienna Volksoper and the Budapest Opera, prima ballet dancers from the Bolshoi Theatre and many others. During the special 2019 year the Opera Open programme will feature names of world famous performers.
Swan Lake (20 July 2019)
The most famous ballet title returns to the Ancient Theatre, this time with a new production by the famous Russian choreographer Konstantin Uralsky - a longtime soloist at the Bolshoi Theater, later an artistic director of the Iowa Ballet (USA) and chief ballet master of the Astrakhan Opera and Ballet Russia. The spectacle will feature premier soloists at the Moscow Academic Musical Theater.