MEET & GREET with opera star - Vesselina Kasarova

Villa Ammende restoran, Mere pst 7, Pärnu, 80010 Pärnu maakond, Eesti
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18:00 - 19:00

Friends of PromFest have the opportunity to get to know the renowned mezzo-soprano, Vesselina Kasarova, the chairperson of the jury of the XIII Klaudia Taevi competition.

Vesselina Kasarova was born in Bulgaria. After receiving her piano concert diploma, she studied singing at the Sofia Academy of Music and performed major roles at the National Opera there while still a student. In 1989, a permanent contract brought her to the Zurich Opera House, where she quickly became an audience favorite and was hailed as a great discovery by international experts.In 1991 Vesselina Kasarova made her debut at the Salzburg Festival as Annio in La Clemenza di Tito conducted by Sir Colin Davis. In the autumn of the same year, Vesselina Kasarova made her highly acclaimed debut at the Vienna State Opera as Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia) under Donald Runnicles. She has been in various opera roles and has given concerts all over Europe.

Vesselina Kasarova is the chairwoman of the jury of the XIII Klaudia Taevi international competition for young opera singers, which takes place as part of Promfest. The meeting will be moderated by Dutch stage director and lecturer Hans Nieuwenhuis.

Ticket price includes includes a cozy meeting with an opera star, cake and coffee / tea. The conversation takes place in German and English.