José Cura, tenor and conductor, with guests

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José Cura, a renowned Argentine opera star who is also a successful conductor, composer, and director, will appear together with soloists Elisa Balbo, Nuška Drašček, Pétér Balczó, and Marcell Bakonyi.

Event is part of the festival Ljubljana Festival

José Cura has performed all the most known operatic roles on the stages of the world’s most prestigious theatres. He is particularly known for the interpretations of Verdi's heroes. José Cura is also a successful composer and conductor. 

At the concert in Ljubljana, he will appear together with the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and Youth Choir, Slovenian Philharmonic Choir, and international soloists Elisa Balbo, Nuška Drašček, Pétér Balczó, and Marcell Bakonyi, under the baton of Argentinian conductor Mario De Rose.

Cast:

  • José Cura, tenor
  • Elisa Balbo, soprano
  • Nuška Drašček, mezzo-soprano
  • Pétér Balczó, tenor
  • Marcell Bakonyi, bass
  • RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra and Youth Choir
  • Slovenian Philharmonic Choir
  • Mario De Rose, conductor

Program:

  • G. Verdi: Overture to the opera La forza del destino
  • G. Verdi: “La Vergine degli angeli” from the opera La Forza del destino
  • P. Mascagni: Intermezzo from the opera Cavalleria Rusticana
  • P.Mascagni: “Inneggiamo al Signor” from the opera Cavalleria Rusticana
  • C. Saint-Saëns: “Vois ma misère, hélas, vois ma détresse! ” from the opera Samson et Dalila
  • J. Cura: Oratorio Ecce Homo

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