Andrei Zolotov. Known in the European Union, the Russian Opera singer Irina Lungu successfully for the first time played on Wednesday evening in the main party in Verdi's La Traviata at the Vienna state Opera.
If at the beginning of the play the audience briefly respond to performance artists, then after the final scene the audience gave Lungu and its partners the team a standing ovation with shouts of "Bravo" and whistling, which is here a sign of approval. More than fifty percent of the hall gave a standing ovation.
A graduate of the Voronezh Academy of arts, Lungu after winning the international competition in 2003 he received an invitation to the Academy of the famous Scala theatre in Milan, and then became its soloist. Began the global career, which has included over the years performances on the stage of La Scala, but also at the Royal Opera house Covent garden in London, in new York's Metropolitan Opera, in the theatres of Berlin, Rome, Madrid, Venice, Turin and other cities. Though Lungu and is recognized as one of the most successful performers in the roles of Violetta in "La Traviata" by Verdi, her performance on Wednesday was the first on the stage of the Vienna Opera.
over the years we Lungu were only a few performances in the Russian Federation. However, she stated in the interview that he would like to sing More at home. In 2006 it was expected of her participation in the role of Tatiana in "Eugene Onegin" by Tchaikovsky at the Bolshoi, but the singer did not want from the show, for example, due to differences with the Director Dmitri Tcherniakov.
in the party beloved Violetta, Alfredo, on Wednesday expressed the famous Slovak tenor Pavol Breslin, and a party of his father sang Germont recognized Spanish Director Carlos Alvarez. The show also marked the return to the stage after the break, the soloist of the Vienna Opera, Ukrainian singer Zoryana Kusper (flora). Behind the Desk stood a Danish conductor Michael Servant. Further performances of the series is scheduled for 12, 16 and 21 September.