Opera Open 2021

From 2017 the OPERA OPEN festival mounted a strong array of shows at the Ancient Theatre, presenting premieres, co-productions, and hybrid-genre projects. 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.

Shows at the Ancient Theatre are a magnet for wide audiences and suggest more intense experiences of the art created in this emblematic space, whose cultural layers go back centuries. The festival’s mission is to build a different world, one filled with emotion and spirituality, which will turn it into a critical part of the cultural maps of both Bulgaria and Europe.

Opera Open 2021

In 2021, the music festival established as one of the most recognizable European open-air music forums will once again offer the audience productions with original and innovative stagings and performances in the fields of music-symphony, opera and dance. The audience will have the opportunity to enjoy the premieres of Tosca with the international production team lead by the director Ursula Horner (Austria); Don Giovanni presented under the mastery of the director Michał Znaniecki (Poland) and the visual decisions of Rafal Olbinski (USA); and the beloved Orf’s Carmina Burana. The festival will present also ballet performances and jazz symphony projects with international soloists.

Svetlin Roussev Concert

11 February 2021 at 6 pm & 8 pm
Boris Hristov House of Culture at 15 William Gladstone str
Tickets on sale at Opera Plovdiv and EVENTIM ticket offices and online here: https://bit.ly/2XT9AZO

Concert of the virtuoso Svetlin Roussev will open the cycle 'World Artists' as part of the indoor programme of the festival Opera Open 2021. The conductor is Mr Emil Tabakov. The event will start the cycle 'World Artists' which precedes with indoor concerts the summer edition of Opera Open 2021 at the Ancient Theatre of Plovdiv.

WORLD ARTISTS PERFORM IN MEMORY OF KAMEN CHANEV IN PLOVDIV

15 and 17 April 2021 at 7 pm 
Boris Hristov House of Culture at 15 William Gladstone str
Tickets on sale at Opera Plovdiv and EVENTIM ticket offices and online here: https://bit.ly/2XT9AZO

José Cura, Leonardo Caimi and Tanya Ivanova in a concert performance of the opera "Manon Lescaut" by Puccini in memory of Kamen Chanev. 

PROGRAMME OF OPERA OPEN 2021

04.06 and 05.06 and 09.09 and 10.09 - special premiere and opening of Opera Open 2021 CARMINA BURANA 9 pm, The Bunardzhika Hill

Conductor: Emil Tabakov; Conductor of choirs: Dragomir Yosifov; Choreographer: Boryana Sechanova; Soloists: Plamena Girginova, Ivo Yordanov, Alexander Baranov; Ballet, Orchestra, and Choir of Plovdiv Opera; Choir at the Children's Academy of Opera Plovdiv with conductor Yana Deliradeva

26.06. - Rossini's Barber of Seville. PREMIERE at the Ancient Theater, 9 pm
Conductor: Pavel Balev; Director: Nina Naidenova; Soloists: Vera Girginova, Svetlana Ivanova, Evgeniy Arabadzhiev, Alexander Nosikov, and others. Orchestra, Choir, and Ballet of Plovdiv Opera.

29.06 and 30.06 - THE POETS AND THE MUSIC - Ancient Theater, 9 pm
Conceptual design of Opera Plovdiv and POETS Live.
Director: Nina Naidenova. Soloists, ballet, and chamber ensembles of Plovdiv Opera.

13.07 - LA BAYADÈRE on Minkus. Ancient Theater, 9 pm
Conductor: Luciano Di Martino; Directed and directed by Vesa Tonova. Ballet and Orchestra of the Plovdiv Opera.

17.07 - TOSCA by Giacomo Puccini with PREMIERE at Ancient Theater, 9 p.m.
Conductor: Jacopo Sipari Di Pescaceroli (Italy). Director: Ursula Horner (Austria). Soloists, Orchestra, Choir and Ballet of Plovdiv Opera; Plovdiv Boys' Choir "Stefka Blagoeva" with conductor Milka Toledova.

20.07 - A NIGHT OF GERSHWIN - Ancient Theater, 9 pm Conductor: Konstantin Dobroikov.

24.07 - DON GIOVANNI by Mozart - PREMIERE - Ancient Theater, 9 pm Conductor: Dian Chobanov; Director: Michał Znaniecki (Poland); Soloists, Ballet Choir and Plovdiv Opera Orchestra.

30.08 - THE VOICE OF KAMEN - closing of OPERA OPEN 2021, Ancient Theater, 9:30 pm Conductor: Luciano Di Martino.

Tickets on sale at Opera Plovdiv and EVENTIM ticket offices, and online here 

PACKAGE DISCOUNTS:

'PREMIERE': 50% of the price in the central sector when buying tickets for the premiere in OPERA OPEN 2021 in June and July. Package price: BGN 80 instead of BGN 160.

'ENCORE': 50% of the price in the central sector when buying tickets for a performance of the"OPERA OPEN ENCORE” program. Package price: BGN 45 instead of BGN 90

'FAMILY AND FRIENDS': Discount of BGN 5 for each ticket for the price category of BGN 20 and BGN 30 for the purchase of four or more tickets for a single title.

Tickets at prices of BGN 15, 20, 30, and 40 on sale at Opera Plovdiv ticket offices and online from eventim.bg.

OPERA OPEN Light programme

08.06 - NIGHT OF THE MUSICALS - Summer theatre on BUNARDZHIKA hill, 9 pm
Conductor: Konstantin Dobroikov. Soloists, Orchestra, and Ballet of Plovdiv Opera.

07.07 - NIGHT OF THE PIAZOLA - Ancient Theater, 9 pm
Conductor: Konstantin Dobroikov. Ballet, Choir, and Orchestra of the Plovdiv Opera.

29.08 - COMPANY by Stephen Sondheim and George Firth - Ancient Theater, 8:30 pm
Co-production of the National Theater "Ivan Vazov" and the State Opera - Plovdiv. Set under contract with Music Theater International (Europe) Limited: www.mtishows.eu. Director: Mikhail Petrov; Conductor: Konstantin Dobroikov. Plovdiv Opera Orchestra and Ballet

OPERA OPEN Encore programme 

20.08 - DON GIOVANNI - by Mozart. 8:30 pm Conductor: Dian Chobanov. Soloists, Choir, Ballet, and Orchestra of the Plovdiv Opera.

24.08 - TOSCA by Puccini - 8:30pm Conductor: Luciano Di Martino; With the participation of Tanya Ivanova, Ivan Momirov, Kiril Manolov. Soloists, Choir and Orchestra of Plovdiv Opera.

27.08 - THE BARBER OF SEVILLE by Rossini - 8:30 pm. Conductor: Pavel Balev. With the participation of Alexander Baranov, Svetlana Ivanova, Svilen Nikolov. Soloists, Choir, Ballet, and Orchestra of Opera Plovdiv.

Program OPERA OPEN Online - Eventim streaming

  • 04.06 - 'Carmina Burana'
  • 26.06 - The Barber of Seville
  • 17.07 - Tosca
  • 24.07 - Don Giovanni


A project realized by the State Opera Plovdiv, part of the Legacy programme of Plovdiv 2019.


SVETLIN ROUSSEV CONCERT | OPERA OPEN 2021

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Concert of the virtuoso Svetlin Roussev opens the cycle "World Artists" as part of the indoor programe of Opera Open 2021

WORLD ARTISTS PERFORM IN MEMORY OF KAMEN CHANEV IN PLOVDIV

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José Cura, Leonardo Caimi and Tanya Ivanova in a concert performance of the opera "Manon Lescaut" by Puccini in memory of Kamen Chanev

WORLD ARTISTS PERFORM IN MEMORY OF KAMEN CHANEV IN PLOVDIV

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José Cura, Leonardo Caimi and Tanya Ivanova in a concert performance of the opera "Manon Lescaut" by Puccini in memory of Kamen Chanev

Carmina Burana on Bunardzhika hill

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Opera Open 2021 starts with the unique premiere of Carmina Burana on 4th and 5th of Jiune 2021

CARMINA BURANA on the Bunardzhik Hill on 5th June 2021

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OPERA OPEN 2021: CARMINA BURANA - PREMIERE on the hill "BUNARDZHIKA" on June 4 and 5 at 9 p.m.

The Barber of Seville

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The Poets and the Music

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The Poets and the Music

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La Bayadère by Ludwig Minkus

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TOSCA by Giacomo Puccini 

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A NIGHT WITH GERSHWIN

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DON GIOVANNI by Mozart with PREMIERE on Ancient Theatre

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NIGHT OF THE MUSICALS - OPERA OPEN Light

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THE VOICE OF KAMEN - closing of OPERA OPEN 2021

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DON GIOVANNI - by Mozart - programme of Opera Open Encore

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TOSCA by Giacomo Puccini - part of the Encore Programme Opera Open

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The Barber of Seville - Encore programme of Opera Open

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PIAZZOLLA NIGHT - OPERA OPEN Light programme

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COMPANY - Opera Open Light

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THE PERFORMANCE IS CANCELED! Tickets can be re-validated!

Opera Open 2021

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The full programme of the festival

CARMINA BURANA on the Bunardzhik Hill

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OPERA OPEN 2021: CARMINA BURANA on the hill "BUNARDZHIKA" on September 9 at 9 p.m. - third special date

CARMINA BURANA on the Bunardzhik Hill

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OPERA OPEN 2021: CARMINA BURANA on the hill "BUNARDZHIKA" on September 10

Projects Part of the Legacy Programme of Plovdiv 2019 - 2020 / 2021

SVETLIN ROUSSEV CONCERT | OPERA OPEN 2021

Concert of the virtuoso Svetlin Roussev opens the cycle "World Artists" as part of the indoor programe of Opera Open 2021

WORLD ARTISTS PERFORM IN MEMORY OF KAMEN CHANEV IN PLOVDIV

José Cura, Leonardo Caimi and Tanya Ivanova in a concert performance of the opera "Manon Lescaut" by Puccini in memory of Kamen Chanev

OPERA OPEN 2021: June - August 2021

Opera Open 2021 continues in August

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