• Sofia Opera captivates Japan again

      Sofia Opera captivates Japan again

      Sofia Opera is joining the world's most prestigious opera houses touring Japan, the country with the biggest music market. In October, they will present for the seventh time two of their most popular performances - Turandot by Puccini and Carmen by Bizet.

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    • Angel Zaberski Jr.: Listen to jazz! It doesn't hurt

      Angel Zaberski Jr.: Listen to jazz! It doesn't hurt

      Jazz is not scary music. My idea is to give true-hearted music to the audience. Most people are afraid of jazz, they think it is hard to listen to. I saw how people who do not know this music pull a face hearing it, jazzman Angel Zaberski Jr. says in an interview to Europost.

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    • Young people to enter La Scala with €2 ticket

      Young people to enter La Scala with €2 ticket

      Young people between 18 and 25 will be able to go to La Scala for two euros starting with the next season at the iconic Milanese opera house, Italian Culture Minister Alberto Bonisoli said on Tuesday. The minister made the announcement after meeting with La Scala Superintendent Alexander Pereira, ANSA reported.

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    • Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, dies at 76

      Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, dies at 76

      At the age of 76 the musical phenomenon Aretha Franklin, whose incomparable talent and impassioned, riveting voice made her a titan of American music, died of pancreatic cancer on Thursday, her family confirmed. By the time of her death she was surrounded by closest friends and family members at her home in Detroit, who all gathered to say goodbye to her after few days earlier news of her ailing health broke.

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    • Vesselina Katsarova: Anyone may attend my master class

      Vesselina Katsarova: Anyone may attend my master class

      Any Bulgarian singer who would like to attend my international master class may do it, just come to the hall where it will be held from 27 August to 6 September, said in Stara Zagora world’s No.1 mezzo-soprano Vesselina Katsarova. To this moment she has received 15 applications from foreign singers who would like to get practical and theoretical instructions for their future work from the prima who sang over 60 parts on all the greatest scenes around the globe and released over 50 discs with her performances.

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