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Bulgarian Maltese soprano to perform at Opera Highlights next month
The European Foundation for Support of Culture will be hosting an impressive concert called Opera Highlights on 20 March! The concert, which will take place at the Westin Dragonara, will be featuring top Biulgarian-Maltese soprano Andriana Fenech Yordanova, tenor Andrei Daranyi and pianist Maria-Elena Farrugia. Not to mention Angelo Muscat and Georg Zammit, two young tenors from the Malta School of Music, will also be making an appearance.
The concert will feature a programme of brilliant works in the Lyric Opera tradition, including pieces by Verdi, Puccini, Massanet, Leoncavallo, Tchaikovsky and Lehar, just to name a few.
Who is Andriana Fenech Yordanova?
The soprano, who is orginally from Bulgaria, has, since 2001, made Malta her second home. She has an abundance of performance experience, addition to her varying educational activities. For instance, her past outings include concerts performed for the President of Malta and Prime Minister, as well as numerous appearances overseas, such as the Sofia Music Weeks Festival, back in 2019.
She has also performed with stellar conductors, including Brian Schembri, Michael Laus, Damiano Binetti, Alexey Nyaga, Christopher Muscat, Colin Attard, Franchesco Falci and Wayne Marshall, among many others.
Andriana made her debut in Puccini’s La Boheme at Bourgas Opera Theatre in 1995 and followed it up by playing the role of Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte the following year, at the Varna Opera House. In 2019, she was also nominated for a Crystal Lyre Award in Bulgaria, which is given out for excellence in the art of dance and music.
The rehearsal for the concert will be filmed for release on TVM, and if you tune in, you will be treated to an inside look at the creative process behind this concert offering. You will also get watch insight interviews and previews of the works, which will be featured in the performance.
Opera Highlights will be on at the Westin Dragonara Resort in St Julians on 20 March, 2021. For more information, check out the EUFSC website here.