Gala Concert with the soloists of Moscow Bolshoi Theatre


Soloists of Russia’s biggest opera and ballet theatre – the most prominent in the world – will be performing in Hungary in January. Led by world-famous opera singers Elena Zelenskaya, Svetlana Shilova, Andrei Grigoriev, Roman Muravitsky, Olga Ionova and Aleksey Neklyudov, the Bolshoi's soloists will provide an unforgettable experience at the Erkel Theatre in Budapest and at the Kölcsey Centre in Debrecen, delighting the Hungarian audience with selections from the best operas of Verdi, Puccini, Gounod, Tchaikovsky, Offenbach and Mozart. Conducting this gala performance of passages from popular operas like Tosca, La traviata, Turandot, La bohème, Rigoletto and Carmen will be Kossuth Prize-winner Ádám Medveczky, joined by the more than 60 musicians of the Monarchy Symphonic Orchestra.

First Part

Arensky: Rafael – Song of the off-stage singer » Aleksey Nekludov

Puccini: La bohème – Musetta’s aria (“Quando me'n vo”) » Olga Ionova

Puccini: La bohème – Rodolfo and Marcello’s duet (“In un coupé?... O Mimì, tu più non torni”) » Roman Muravitsky, Andrei Grigoriev

Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila – Dalila’s aria (“Mon cœur s’ouvre à ta voix”) » Svetlana Shilova

Verdi: La traviata – Alfredo’s aria (“Lunge da lei... De’ miei bollenti spiriti”) » Alekszey Nekludov

Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur – Adriana’s aria (“Io son l’umile ancella”) » Elena Zelenskaya

Verdi: Don Carlo – Don Carlo and Posa’s duet („Dio, che nell’alma infondere”) » Alekszey Nekludov, Andrei Grigoriev

Puccini: Tosca – Cavaradossi’s aria (“E lucevan le stelle”) » Roman Muravitsky

Verdi: Rigoletto – Rigoletto’s aria (“Cortigiani, vil razza dannata”) » Andrei Grigoriev

Verdi: Rigoletto – Quartet (“Bella figlia dell’amore”) » Olga Ionova, Svetlana Shilova, Roman Muravitsky, Andrei Grigoriev

– Interval –

Second Part

Offenbach: Les Contes D’Hoffmann – Barcarolle (“Belle nuit, ô nuit d’amour”) » Elena Zelenskaya, Svetlana Shilova

Gounod: Roméo et Juliette – Juliette’s Waltz (“Je veux vivre”) » Olga Ionova

Bizet: Carmen – Habanera » Svetlana Shilova

Gounod: Roméo et Juliette – Roméo et Juliette’s duet (“Ange adorable”) » Aleksey Nekludov, Olga Ionova

Verdi: Don Carlo – Posa’s aria (“O Carlo, ascolta... Io morrò, ma lieto in core”) » Andrei Grigoriev

Puccini: Turandot – ”Nessun dorma” » Roman Muravitsky

Puccini: Tosca – Tosca’s aria (“Vissi d’arte”) » Elena Zelenskaya

Rimsky-Korsakov: The Tale of Tsar Saltan – Princess Swan’s aria » Olga Ionova

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin – Lensky’s aria from Act 2 » Aleksey Nekludov

Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades – Lisa and Pauline’s duet » Elena Zelenskaya, Svetlana Shilova

Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades – Hermann’s aria from Act 3 » Roman Muravitsky

Puccini: Turandot – Turandot’s aria (“In questa reggia”) » Elena Zelenskaya

Mozart: Don Giovanni – Don Giovanni and Zerlina’s duet (“La ci darem la mano”) » Andrei Grigoriev, Elena Zelenskaya, Olga Ionova, Svetlana Shilova

Verdi: La traviata – Brindisi

Conductor: Ádám Medveczky
Featuring the Monarchy Symphonic Orchestra.

The gala performance is organized by Concert Europe.


Erkel Theatre
Jan. 9, 2019
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2019. January 09., Wed, 19:00