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Petya Ivanova

Petya Ivanova <em>Photo: Damjan Švarc</em>

Photo: Damjan Švarc

Petya Ivanova is nowadays one of the most exciting artists of her generation. Her voice can be easily distinguished by its clear colour, sensual centre and striking tops. Guest performances already took the young artist as Lucia di Lammermoor to Aalto Theatre in Essen, Opera in Bonn and Tiroler Landstheater Innsbruck, as Elvira in I Puritani again to Essen, as Lakmé to Sofia National Opera and Maribor National Theatre and as Gilda to the Klagenfurt City Theatre, the Schwerin Festival, Ljubljana Summer Festival, etc. The big breakthrough though came with the Queen of the Night at Staatsoper Wien, the Volksoper Wien and the Hamburg State Opera. Her repertoire includes parts in Italian operas like Gilda, Rosina, Musetta, Nannetta, Violetta, Lucia, Elvira, roles she portrayed in the opera houses around the Europe, but she is also very much in demand for roles such as Lakmé, Olympia, Zerlina, Despina or Cunigonde in Bernstein's Candide. Petya Ivanova graduated at the Music College in Rousse and the National Academy of Music in Sofia, Bulgaria. The young artist had been bestowed with numerous awards – she won the second prize at the International Opera Contest Iris Adami Corradett in Padua, the second prize and the award of the public at the International Opera Contest Belcanto in Rijeka, the first prize at the International Opera Contest Ondina Otta in Maribor, the special prize of the International Opera Contest Boris Christoff, as well as the second prize at the International Opera Contest Christo Brambarov in Sofia. In the concert field as well, Petya Ivanova is a very sought-after singer. Hereby she can refer to co-operations with the Kuopio Philharmonic Orchestra, Finland, the Radio Symphony Orchestra of Ljubljana, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Sofia and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Sarajevo. Concert evening and recitals engaged the artist in France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Austria, Germany, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Finland and Russia. She had also participated in Gala Concert at Osaka Music Festival in Japan. Her concert repertoire includes rarities like Concert for a coloratura soprano and orchestra by Reinhold Gliere, Lauda per la natività del Signor by Respighi, Davide penitente by Mozart, Como cierva sedienta by Arvo Pärt and Stabat mater by Poulenc. The soprano’s recent engagements include Rosina at Theater San Gallen, Lucia in Konzertgebau of Amsterdam, Violetta Valéry in the Netherlands, etc. In the next 2012/2013 season, she will return in her major role Gilda in Rigoletto, she will also make a debut in the role of Micaëla (Carmen) at the Slovenian National Theatre Maribor.

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