June 13, 19:00 - OPERA-GALA. Masterpieces of world classics at the Hermitage Theater

Hermitage Theater

Palace Embankment, 34, Moscow

Dvortsovaya Embankment, 34, Moscow In the midst of the St. Petersburg White Nights, the golden hits of the world opera repertoire will sound in the historic interiors of the Hermitage Theater. The audience's favorite arias and orchestral fragments from operas by Verdi and Puccini, Gounod and Massenet will be performed by the Honored Artist of the Republic of Khakassia Yekaterina Monisova and the Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Arkady Steinlukht.
A whole panorama of Italian opera will appear before you this evening. Excerpts from Puccini's cult operas - Tosca and La Bohème, the immanent beauty of Verdi's cantilena, and, of course, the eternal classics of bel canto - the music of Rossini and Bellini. The French branch of the program will feature works by Jules Massenet and the incomparable Georges Bizet.
The best examples of the European opera heritage, the magic of the Hermitage - the heart of St. Petersburg, the flair of Italy and France of the past centuries - all this for you in a luxurious Opera Gala concert!

Evening program:
Gioacchino Rossini (1810-1868) Overture to the opera "Italian Woman in Algeria"
Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) Mimi's story from the opera La Boheme
Giacomo Puccini Chrysanthemums
Giacomo Puccini Waltz of Musetta from the opera La Bohème
Giacomo Puccini Allegro
Giacomo Puccini Tosca's Aria from the opera "Tosca"
Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945) Intermezzo from the opera "Rural Honor"
Vincenzo Bellini (1801-1835) Cavatina Norms

Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) Prelude to the opera La Traviata
Giuseppe Verdi Violetta's aria from the opera La Traviata
Georges Bizet (1854-1875) Adagietto
Giuseppe Verdi Gilda's aria from the opera "Rigoletto"
Jules Massenet (1842-1912) Thais (Meditation)
Jules Massenet Gavotte Manon from the opera "Manon"
Georges Bizet Intermission to Act 3 of the opera "Carmen"
Charles Gounod (1818-1893) Waltz of Juliet from the opera "Romeo and Juliet"

Honored Artist of the Republic of Khakassia, laureate of international competitions - Ekaterina Monisova, soprano
Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arkady Steinlucht