Latest News for: Bratislava opera


How Russia’s invasion transformed one Ukrainian city

Vox 10 May 2023
Theater The Kharkiv State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre Ihor Tuluzov knows it sounds a little weird, especially for a person who studied physics. But he believes the Kharkiv State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre has its own Phantom of the Opera ... The Opera House was not directly struck, but it has many windows.

‘We’ve come a long way’: Is food culture really culture at all?

The Irish Times 12 Nov 2022
Arts producer turned artisan baker Gerry Godley and Irish Times film correspondent Donald Clarke chew over the evidence. Food fight ... I don’t deny it is some sort of achievement to serve a decent fish taco from a camper van, but nobody here is redefining contemporary opera or perfecting cold fusion ... There are many good reasons to visit Bratislava ... .

Edita Gruberova, dazzling operatic soprano, dies at 74

The Washington Post 20 Oct 2021
Born in Bratislava, she reigned over world opera stages for decades, thrilling audiences with her shimmering pianissimos and vocal pyrotechnics ... .

Steamboat’s Arianna Tullis performs flute solo with Denver Young Artist Orchestra

Steamboat Pilot 01 Dec 2019
23 and 24. Kristi Tullis/courtesy ... On Nov ... “(The performance) was a lot of fun,” Tullis said ... Earlier this year, Tullis traveled through EuropePrague, Czech Republic; Salzberg and Vienna, Austria; and Bratislava, Slovakia — with the Young Orchestra, and to Australia to play at the Sydney Opera House with the Honors Performance Series ... 16 ... .

Japanese soprano singer Shinobu Sato dies at 61

Kyodo 03 Oct 2019
Starting with the Bratislava Festival in Slovakia in 1988, Sato continued to sing in European opera houses in the title roles of "Tosca," "Madame Butterfly" and many others. In 1993, she performed in "Carmen" in the Vienna State Opera.

Relaxing with wax: meet the Slovak 'Monsieur Tussaud'

Hindustan Times 26 Apr 2019
... from Roman Bajzik, a 48-year-old opera teacher, Slovakia’s very own Monsieur Tussaud ... An experienced tenor who once sang at Austria’s prestigious Salzburg Festival, Bajzik studied opera directing and now teaches operatic acting at the state conservatory in Bratislava.

Slovakian capital Bratislava is a tourist destination for holidaying, relaxing and rejuvenating

Merinews 19 Jun 2018
Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia is among the smaller capitals of Europe ... They add that the city has an old-town charm with all kinds of restaurants, traditional pubs, music shows ranging from jazz to opera, typical buildings, gardens and parks; stylish people with a great river as a backdrop make Bratislava a perfect holiday destination.

Ryanair's Ireland announces first flight to Turkey

MENA FN 15 Mar 2018
(MENAFN) Ryanair has revealed its first ever flights to Turkey, with two new routes from Dublin and Bratislava, Slovakia.As part of its summer 2018 schedule, both routes will opera... .

Going with the flow on the Danube

Irish Independent 26 Feb 2018
Next day, it was on to Bratislava ... The short train trip from Bratislava to Vienna is valuable to know about, especially if you are an opera lover; the same performers in Vienna come to Bratislava, where opera is massively subsidised by the state (the Soviets were great about valuing and supporting the arts).

The ball season is in full swing

Topix 27 Jan 2018
Tombola, the election of the ball queen, an excellent meal and fun until the very morning. All this is offered by the ball season in Bratislava, traditionally opened by the charity Opera Ball on January 12 ... .

US director brings Russian bylina to Bratislava

Topix 18 Jan 2018
Daniel Kramer, a controversial US theatre director, will soon premiere a co-production with the Flemish Opera in the Slovak National Theatre. While the Slovak National Theatre has stable classical pieces on its repertoire known to all opera connoisseurs and fans, it also offers some less-known or rarely produced pieces to the Bratislava stage ... .

15 reasons why Bratislava is better than Prague

Metro 12 Dec 2017
Little-known, yet packed with a tantalising blend of history and hedonism, Bratislava provides everything the world-weary weekend-break-taker needs for a refreshing, soul-reviving European jaunt ... Hardly anybody knows Bratislava ... Two opera houses. Bratislava is blessed with not one but two outstanding opera houses. The old opera house (Picture.

A beautiful blue Danube river cruise

Post-Bulletin 04 Nov 2017
On Sept ... We cleared immigrations and claimed our bags, exchanging our U.S ... We depart Vienna for Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia and the former capital of Hungary. We leave the boat and board a Bratislava city train for a grand tour of the medieval city. We visit the Bratislava Castle, Slovak Philharmonic Hall and the Opera House, among other spots.

Where’s London? EU quick to forget UK capital after Brexit

The Times of India 02 Jul 2016
"We will strengthen the sense that we all together are responsible for a Europe of peace, democracy, solidarity," Kiska said in front of an audience including EU President Donald Tusk at Bratislava's historic opera house ... at a press conference in Bratislava earlier in the day.

Michael Fabiano stars in San Francisco Opera's ‘Don Carlo’

The Examiner 11 Jun 2016
The San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus are conducted by the Company’s Music Director Nicola Luisotti ... Bulgarian mezzo-soprano Nadia Krasteva makes her Company debut as Princess Eboli, a role which she has performed at the Metropolitan Opera, at Semperoper Dresden and in Valencia and Bratislava as well.