Royal Opera House has announced its 2020 season programme. Venera will return to London to perform the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor in the famous Katie Mitchell’s production. She will share the stage with Saimir Pirgu and Igor Golovatenko, conductor Giacomo Sagripanti.
Venera will replace Pretty Yende as Amina in La Sonnambula on the 19th and 25th May at Deutsche Oper, Berlin.
The traditional AIDS Gala concert in Berlin has become one of the highlights of the music calendar in Germany. Venera is regularly invited to sing at this prestigious charity event. Now you can enjoy the 25th edition of the Festliche Operngala on the newly released CD.
Venera received the International Professional Music BraVo Award as the best female vocalist of the year. Public success and appreciation of the audience is one of the main criteria for the judges of this prestigious award. Venera received the prize from the international tenor Vittorio Grigolo who called her “the most beautiful in the world” in Russian. Dame Hellen Mirren and John Travolta were amongst the guests. The ceremony took place on the historic stage of the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow.
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