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Maria Guleghina: "The last concert in Russia until 2010"

December 23 2005

Schedule of Marina Guleghina, the greatest opera singer of our time, a very saturated and painted minute by minute.

The concert, which will be held Dec. 27 at the Moscow House of Music, will feature 12 works of arias from Puccini. "I'll sing things that have never performed," - said Guleghina.

Concert is unique in that worked on it exclusively female team: In addition to Love Glazkova - producer, Kerry-Lynn Wilson - conductor of the orchestra. Kerry-Lynn, an American with Russian roots, recently returned from a tour of the Vatican, where he conducted the orchestra in a Christmas concert for the Pope.

Maria Guleghina has worked with Kerry in Rome on the staging of the opera "Aida."

However, the woman - the conductor while still a rarity. As we know, the great Herbert von Karajan was against women in the orchestra. After all, if a woman is beautiful, it distracts the orchestra, and if not - what she can do there.

Kerry-Lynn herself to her profession very seriously. According to her, when she conducts the orchestra, it does not think not about his nationality or gender. Love Glazkov, in turn, claims that the producers and easier to work with women than with men.

As for the performances, the unique vocal action, which will be held December 27 at House of Music, will not be just a one-off concert. It gives rise to a whole project, with whom Maria Guleghina intends to travel around the world. The concert will be broadcast on Russia and the world. Muscovites have a chance to first hear this program, and to touch the page of the world music history. After Moscow Maria Guleghina will be performing in Japan, Spain and other countries.

Maria Guleghina

The singer was born in Odessa, and debuted at the opera in 16 years ... but not as a singer and as a dancer - dancing gypsy girl in "La Traviata", a student play the Odessa Conservatory. As a child, graduated from the ballet school. Then she entered the vocal faculty of the Odessa Conservatory, where he first studied as a contralto, then - as a mezzo-soprano, and only then - as a dramatic soprano.

In 1986 in Moscow Competition. Tchaikovsky took third place. After such "unsuccessful" performance in Moscow, Maria Guleghina while she sang the leading roles in the Minsk Opera and Ballet Theater. Since 1987, he regularly speaks at leading opera houses, and since 1990 - has lived and acts in Western Europe, as well as in the leading opera houses in America and Asia.

Guleghina not need to provide those interested in opera. It - one of the most famous and recognized soprano in the world. Performances in which it participates, are always a success. It is called "Cinderella from Russia", "... Russian soprano Verdi in her blood," "vocal miracle".

Was particularly marked by its interpretation of the role of Tosca. Her repertoire is also the principal roles in Aida, Manon Lescaut, "" Norma "," Theodore ", as well as Lady Macbeth in" Macbeth ", Abigel in" Nabucco, Leonora in "La Traviata" Overt in "Force of destiny "Elvira in" Ernani, "Elizabeth in" Don Carlo, Amelia in Simon Boccanegra, Lucretia in "The Two of Fuskari, Desdemona in" Othello "Santutstsi in" Rusticana, Maddalena in "Andrea Chenier", in Lisa The Queen of Spades, Odabelly in "Attilo.

Guleghina fees increase with each passing year.Today at his recital the first lady of opera gets up to 250 thousand dollars two years ago for taking part in a grand concert in the open air in Beijing was offered 750 thousand dollars

Today Guleghina one of the most popular opera singers in the world, working with the greatest artists of our time, including Luciano Pavarotti, Jose Carreras and Placido Domingo.

Maria Pavlikova

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