Giacomo Puccini’s opera about love, lust, jealousy, betrayal, and an incorruptible woman will be conducted by internationally acclaimed maestro Philipp von Steinaecker, while the soloist company will be led by the sensational Maida Hundeling as Tosca, Dimitris Paksoglou with his Mediterranean passion as Cavaradossi, and the devilish Giorgio Surian as Scarpia.
The concert program of beloved classics and some of the most beautiful arias and duets will be conducted by the energetic chief conductor of the Rijeka Symphony Orchestra, Valentin Egel. At the Classical Favorites 1 concert, Viktor Čižić, a pianist of impeccable technique, will play Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, while at both concerts Ravel’s Bolero will gain an additional dimension with the famous Rijeka Ballet performing stunning choreography by Andonis Foniadakis.
Opera stars Diana Haller, Kristina Kolar, Michaela Selinger, Anamarija Knego, Ivana Srbljan, Aljaž Farasin, Domagoj Dorotić, Robert Kolar and Luka Ortar will shine at the Opera Gala Concert with their interpretations of the most beautiful arias and duets from beloved operas by Verdi, Puccini, Rossini, Bellini, Mascagni and Massenet, famous melodies performed by the Rijeka Symphony Orchestra.
This is an opportunity we all crave more than ever – to enjoy a show and open-air concert! Be sure not to miss this unique summer festival of classics!