Ministry of Citizenship, State Government of Rio de Janeiro, Secretary of State for Culture and Creative Economy, Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro, Association of Friends of the Municipal Theater, Great Voices and Petrobras present:
For the first time in Rio de Janeiro, soprano Hibla Gerzmava ends the debut season of the series Grandes Vozes, along with the Symphony Orchestra of the Municipal Theater, on 15 November
O soprano fiber Gerzmava concludes the first season of the series great Voices, held since July this year Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro. The premiere presentation of the artist in the city takes place on 15 November, to 17h, with Symphony Orchestra of the Municipal Theater, under the baton of the conductor Ira Levin, and brings in the program arias by Italian composers Verdi, Bellini, Donizetti and Cilea and Brazilian composer Carlos Gomes. A gift to the Brazilian public, the project puts Rio in the important names screenplay international scene lyric, as tenor Vittorio Grigolo, Michael Fabiano and, more recently, or coloratura soprano Lisette Oropesa. The Great Voices program, which is sponsored Gold Petrobras, It was conceived by CEO, Stefan Ganglberger, in partnership with the casting director of the National Opera of Paris, Ilias Tzempetonidis, and embraced by the artistic director André Heller-Lopes and the president Aldo Mussi, ambos do Theatro Municipal, as part of the official season.
André Heller-Lopes, artistic director of the Municipal Theater, the series is a great opportunity to give back to the Theatro its prominent place in the international scene lyric. "We are working as a team, with excellent professionals and friends, among them Ilias and Stefan, undaunted in our struggle for turning 'the game' in favor of Rio de Janeiro. The coming of Hibla Gerzmava ends the season of 2019 wonderful project that is the Great Voices. And for next year we already have an agenda full of talents that promise to thrill the audience ", account.
Hibla Gerzmava has established himself as one of the most sought-after sopranos of his generation., having been critically acclaimed in theaters around the world, like the Royal Opera House, in London; a National Opera of Paris; to Vienna Opera; o Carnegie Hall, in New York; e o Mariinsky Theatre, in St. Petersburg, among others. The Russian artist was also applauded by the New York Times as “the warm voiced soprano, with a touch of affection and strength”.
Great Voices gold is sponsored by Petrobras and support Transom Bookstore, Radio SulAmérica Paradiso, Radio Roquette Pinto FM – 94,1, Radio MEC and the Quick Entry.
Before you take the stage of the Municipal Theater, project invited artists visiting a school Hall of Rio de Janeiro to rehearse with the children studying music. Then, they present themselves in one of the city portals cards, as Christ the Redeemer and Sugar Loaf. Hibla Gerzmava's performance with 50 students of the Youth Symphony Orchestra of Rio de Janeiro, which is part of Art Education Petrobras project, will be on 13 November, on wednesday, at 4:00 pm, at the school of Visual Arts of Parque Lage. The series will also take 500 children to the Municipal Theater on Friday, day 15 November, to attend the Soprano concert.
"With the 'Great Voices' series we, in three years, positively impact through music 11 thousand children 52 schools in the Municipality of Rio de Janeiro. In each concert, 500 music students are invited for free, with transport, to go to the Municipal Theater. We want to give opportunity to all these students to have contact with the most important opera singers of our time!”, conta Ilias Tzempetonidis, recognized worldwide for discovering talent and launch the international classical music.
“Great Voices in Rio de Janeiro“ It is a unique project that brings every season major international interpreters for the first time in Brazil to perform at the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro.
Maestro Ira Levin
Acclaimed for his musical versatility, Ira Levin is conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro. With his stunning symphonic, Levin has conducted hundreds of concerts and 90 Assembly operas, besides having worked with renowned musicians, singers and directors in the world. Also conducted important opera houses and concert halls in Europe and the Americas and recorded discs with the London Symphony, the Scottish National Orchestra, the State Orchestra of Brandenburg and the Symphony Orchestra of Norrland (Sweden). Levin has published over 40 works, including transcriptions for piano, as well as seven big orchestrations.
Season Great Voices 2020:
Artists already confirmed:
Sondra Radvanovsky (Soprano)
Masterclass: 12 March 2020
Concerto: 15 March 2020
Benjamin Bernheim (Tenor)
Masterclass: 29 April 2020
Concerto: 3 May 2020
Pretty Yende (Soprano)
Masterclass: 10 June 2020
Concerto: 14 June 2020
Anita Rachvelishvili (Mezzo soprano)
Masterclass: 18 August 2020
Concerto: 16 August 2020
Maria Agresta (Soprano)
Masterclass: 11 October 2020
Concerto: 13 October 2020
Concert with Symphony Orchestra of the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro
Gerzmava Fiber Soprano Program www.theatromunicipal.rj.gov.br/programacao/concerto-soprano-hibla-gerzmava-serie-grandes-vozes-no-rio-de-janeiro/
1- Guarany: Opening (Carlos Gomes)
2- The force of Destiny: "The Virgin of the Angels" (Verdi)
3- The force of Destiny: “Pace, pace, my God" (Verdi)
4- The slave: Dawn (Carlos Gomes)
5- Othello: “Salce, salce "..." Ave Maria " (Verdi)
6- The Traviata: Prelude to the third act (Verdi)
7- The Troubadour: “Shut up, la note placida " (Verdi)
8- Rule: "Casta Diva" (Bellini)
9- The Siege of Corinth: Opening (Rossini)
10- Adriana Lecouvreur: "Here you are, I barely breathe "..." I am the humble handmaid " (Cilea)
11- La Wally: Prelude to the third act (Catalans)
12- Anna Bolena: "You cry" ... "Guide me to dessert" ... "Unequal couple" (Donizetti)
Frisa / cabin: R$250,00 (unitary)
Audience / Noble counter: R$ 250,00
balcony Superior: R$ 150,00
Superior Balcony Side: R$ 100,00
Central gallery: R$ 70,00
Side gallery: R$ 35,00
Tickets available at the Theatro Municipal ticket office or on the website: www.ingressorapido.com.br/event/32106-1/d/63261
Local: Theatro Municipal do Rio de Janeiro - Praça Floriano s / n ° – Center
Lotaintegrationthe: 2.226 places
LastsTotal tion: 2 hours
Tickets on sale at the box office of the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro
The Municipal Theater is linked to the Secretary of State for Culture and Economics Criativado Rio de Janeiro
Gold Sponsor Petrobras
Support: Bookstore Lane, Radio SulAmérica Paradiso, Radio Roquette Pinto FM – 94,1, Radio MEC and Quick Entry
Realization: Municipal Theater Foundation, Association of Friends of the Municipal Theater, Special Secretariat of Culture, Ministry of Citizenship, Federal and Great Voices
The Municipal Theater is linked to the Secretary of State for Culture and Creative Economy of Rio de Janeiro.
For more information about the project Great Voices, get in touch with: