THE 5TH SEASON OF THE BIG OPERA 2017
is launched on the Russia-Kultura TV Channel
The Russia-Kultura TV Channel launches the 5th Season of The Big Opera 2017. This unprecedented project has become a unique opportunity for young Opera performers. The Big Opera gives them a chance to present their talents to professionals, to acquire popularity and to attract attention of the multimillion television audience. The Big Opera is a TV quest for future stars of the Opera Art. Veronica Dzhioeva, Vladimir Magomadov, Saltanat Akhmetova, Ksenia Nesterenko are the names of contestants of the Big Opera from Russia and abroad who have revealed their talent and taken a merited position on the theatre and festival venues.
ABOUT THE CONTEST
The first season of The Big Opera project held in autumn 2011 sparked great interest among viewers and became one of the top priorities of the Russia-Kultura TV Channel. It is the unique professional TV contest of young singers which combines successfully the features of the Academic Opera Art and an entertaining TV show, beautiful voices of performers and professional comment of the International Jury. It is a great personal experience for young singers who consider remarks as master classes of Opera luminaries.
THE BIG OPERA 2017 JURY
The previous seasons of The Big Opera International Jury were comprised of the most brilliant masters of the Opera such as Elena Obraztsova, Tamara Sinyavskaya, Maria Guleghina, Ildar Abdrazakov, Paata Burchuladze, Dmitry Bertman, a former Director of the Vienna State Opera Ion Holender, a tenor and professor of Voice and Opera Axel Everaert. The renowned professionals will be invited to The International Jury of The Big Opera 2017 too.
TO BECOME A PARTICIPANT
The Big Opera 2017 invites young singers and trainees of musical theaters, students and graduates of the Higher Musical Educational Schools. The applications will be accepted until August 20, 2017.
Applicants will submit their video recordings for pre-selection. After the pre-selection, 10 best singers will take part in the project.
The music program of each participant will consist of seven classical arias and two duo (European and Russian operas of the XVIII-XX centuries), one aria of classical operetta (or Zarzuela), one vocal chamber piece, one Neapolitan or folk song and one Crossover. All works should be performed in the original language and by heart. The presentations will be acompanied by the Symphony orchestra.
The shooting of the Contest programs will be realized in 4 blocks during September - November. The organizers will provide non-resident contestants with tickets and accommodation in Moscow.
The winner of the Big Opera project will be found not only by highly professional Jury but also as a result of the viewers SMS voting. The International Jury will announce a winner in the final 10th program.
THE BIG OPERA ON INTERNET AND SOCIAL NETWORKS
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