Theatre holiday ends

A CONCERT by renowned Slovak soloists, as well as young talents, to be held on September 5, will open the 2003/2004 season at the Slovak National Theatre (SND).
The programme will feature music by more than a dozen international opera composers, and include music performances from the premieres prepared for the 2003/2004 season as well as popular scenes from the SND repertoire.

A CONCERT by renowned Slovak soloists, as well as young talents, to be held on September 5, will open the 2003/2004 season at the Slovak National Theatre (SND).

The programme will feature music by more than a dozen international opera composers, and include music performances from the premieres prepared for the 2003/2004 season as well as popular scenes from the SND repertoire. Over 20 musical performances will be delivered by such SND stars as Ľubica Rybárska, Peter Dvorský, Martin Babjak and Denisa Šlepkovská. The singers will be conducted by Oliver Dohnányi, who returns to the SND's conducting post after several years.

In the 2003/2004 season the SND Opera plans to premiere the following performances: Leoš Janáček's Káťa Kabanová, Béla Bartók's The Wooden Prince and Bluebeard's Castle, Giuseppe Verdi's Macbeth, Gaetano Donizetti's La Fille du Régiment (The Daughter of the Regiment), and Georg Freidrich Händel's Alcina. Apart from these, the repertoire of the opera contains another 20 titles.

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