After her performance in the 10th February, Venera is inviting the opera lovers to the foyer of Deutsche Oper Berlin where she will be signing her album Momento Immobile and meeting the audience. We hope to see you there!
This production of Bellini’s opera by Jossi Wieler and Sergio Morabito was first shown in Stuttgart in 2012. Venera will sing Amina in Deutsche Oper Berlin revival opening on the 26 January 2019. She will share the stage with Ante Jerkunica as Conte Rodolfo, Helene Schneiderman as Teresa and Jesús León as Elvino, conductor Diego Fasolis.
At the beginning of December Venera was interviewed by Vogue Russia magazine and took part in a photo session with Russian baritone Andrei Zhilikhovsky. In the interview, she talked about her work and her leisure time, her roles and preferences in style. The photo session was sponsored by Damiani.
Venera will appear as a guest artist at the Al Bustan International Festival of Music and Performing Arts, Lebanon, showcasing the bel canto programme of here CD album Momento Immobile. At the concert on the 3 March, the singer will present the arias from the operas by Rossini, Bellini and Donizetti accompanied by the Serbian National Theatre Orchestra of Novi Sad conducted by Gianluca Marciano.
Al Bustan International Festival of Music and Performing Arts
Venera was invited to BBC Radio 3 In Tune (London) to present her first solo CD Momento Immobile. She was talking to Katie Derham about the programme of the album and performed the art songs by Bellini, Donizetti and Tchaikovsky with pianist Nigel Foster. The full programme is available until the 26th December on BBC iPlayer.
Venera will replace an indisposed singer following an invitation by the Deutsche Oper Berlin for their production of La traviata by Götz Friedrich. The conductor for the performances on the 13 and 16 December will be Donald Runnicles. Venera will share the stage with Marco Ciaponi as Alfredo and Noel Bouley as Giorgio Germont.
13, 16 December
Deutsche Oper Berlin
On the 7 November Venera is performing an exciting programme of Russian music at Tonhalle Maag in Zurich. One of the jewels of the programme is the Reinhold Glière’s Concerto for Coloratura Soprano with Orchestra. The Zurich Sinfonietta is conducted by João Tiago Santos. The programme also includes Glinka’s Overture to “Ruslan and Lyudmila”, excerpts from Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera “The Tsar’s Bride” and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No 5.
The first solo CD by Venera Gimadieva, Momento Immobile, is being released on the 26th October. The album explores the emotional world of a modern woman through the sublime beauty of bel canto. The project is produced in collaboration between Venera’s PR management company Artist Digital and the British recording label Rubicon Classics.
Venera returns to the 24th AIDS Foundation Gala that has become one of the most important charity functions to be hosted in Berlin and is now a big part of the city’s cultural and social life. The Choir and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin are conducted by Enrique Mazzola.
Deutsche Oper Berlin