STA, 13 April 2022 – The 70th Ljubljana Competition will provide above 80 classical songs concert events, opera and ballet performances and extra this summer months. It will open up with Summer time Evening – Energy to Words and phrases, a tribute to Slovenian pop music lyrics from the 1960s in Congress Square on 21 June, and shut with a Vienna Philharmonic live performance at Cankarjev Dom on 8 September.
The Vienna Philharmonic will perform with Finnish conductor Esea-Pekka Salonen and Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder as the soloist.
An additional spotlight will be Verdi’s Requiem, with conductor Karel Mark Chichon foremost the orchestra and choir of the Slovenian Philharmonic on 3 June at Cankarjev Dom.
The concert will aspect Bulgarian soprano Krasimira Stojanova, Latvian mezzo-soprano Elina Garanča, Ukrainian tenor Dmytro Popov and Italian bas Riccardo Zanellato.
Russian soprano Anna Netrebko and Azerbaijani tenor Yusif Eyvazov will meanwhile give a live performance at the close of August.
About at the identical time Spanish tenor Placido Domingo will be featured as section of the Spanish Night time live performance.
The London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will complete with Slovenian violinist Lana Trotovšek and Ukrainian viola player Maxim Rysanov as soloists.
Just one of the finest vintage pieces, Berlioz’s The Damnation of Faust will be executed by Charles Dutoit from Switzerland.
French pianist Helene Grimaud will seem as soloist with the Symphony Orchestra from Pittsburgh and conductor Manfred Honeck from Austria.
The Bejart Ballet Lausanne from Switzerland will give two reveals in early July, to be followed by Marriage ceremony & Ceremony of Spring, a ballet by choreographer Edward Clug towards the backdrop of Stravinski’s music.
Aside from Clug’s ballet, SNG Maribor will also show up with Bizet’s Carmen opera with conductor John Svinghammar.
American actor John Malkovich will bring to Ljubljana The Music Critic, a theatre piece the festival’s director Darko Brlek advisable declaring: “You can giggle to tears”.
Showing up for the very first time in Ljubljana will be the West-East Divan Orchestra with conductor Daniel Barenboim and Chinese Lang Lang as the soloist on piano.
The competition will also provide as the system for his 1st look in Slovenia for Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Florez. He will sing accompanied by the Symphony Orchestra of RTV Slovenija and Ukrainian conductor Oksana Lyniv.
The festival will also function amid many others the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, The West Facet Tale musical and concerts by Slovenian singer Vlado Kreslin and musical group Laibach.