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Mimì in “La bohème” at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden

In January 2020, Sonya Yoncheva will return to the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in her first London performances as Mimì in La bohème. The performance on January 29 will be screened by many international cinemas. On the following link you can check which movie theatre nearby is going to broadcast the show: https://www.roh.org.uk/showings/la-boheme-live-2020

Mimì is one of Sonya’s most performed roles, having earned her accolades at many of the world’s most important stages such as the Metropolitan Opera, where she made her role debut in 2014, the Paris Opera, the Teatro alla Scala, the Staatsoper Berlin and the Bayerische Staatsoper of Munich.

Sonya returns to the Royal Opera House Covent Garden after her highly acclaimed portrayals of Norma and Antonia in Les Contes d’Hoffmann in the 2016/17 season. She made her Covent Garden debut in 2013 as Musetta in the previous John Copley staging of La bohème.

In this Richard Jones production which premiered in the 2017/18 season, she will sing under the baton of Emmanuel Villaume, and with Charles Castronovo, Andrzej Filonczyk, Aida Garifullina and Gyula Nagy in the other main roles. There will be six performances on January 14, 17, 20, 23 and 29, 2019.

Photo by Dario Acosta.

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Imogene in “Il pirata” at Teatro Real Madrid

From November 30 to December 15, Sonya Yoncheva will return to the role of Imogene in Il pirata in six performances of Bellini’s masterpiece at the Teatro Real of Madrid conducted by Maurizio Benini. In the same Emilio Sagi production, Sonya made her role debut as Imogene last year in highly praised performances at the Teatro alla Scala, that according to Bachtrack would “surely see Yoncheva enter La Scala’s hall of fame alongside Callas”. More information about the performances at the Teatro Real of Madrid: https://bit.ly/2NWkfPc
[Photo: Brescia/Amisano – Teatro alla Scala]

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