“Poème de l’amour et de la mer” in Liverpool
On November 30, Sonya Yoncheva sings Ernest Chausson’s dramatic song cycle Poème de l’amour et de la mer with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic led by Domingo Hindoyan. The concert takes place at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and also features Richard Wagner’s Prelude and an orchestral version of the Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde as well as Dvořák’s Symphony No. 8.
On December 5, the concert will be streamed on medici.tv at 8:00pm GMT (10:00pm in Bulgaria, 9:00pm CET, 3:00pm ET). You can watch the video stream on the following link:
Sonya Yoncheva returns to Liverpool following her debut with the RLP last year singing Martucci’s La canzone dei ricordi. Next year, on May 25, Sonya will be back for “A Celebration of Puccini” alongside tenor Riccardo Massi and again led by the orchestra’s chief conductor Domingo Hindoyan.
“Rückert-Lieder” at Inauguration of Fitelberg Conducting Competition
On November 17, Sonya Yoncheva sings Gustav Mahler’s Rückert-Lieder at the Inauguration Concert of the 11th Grzegorz Fitelberg International Conducting Competition in Katowice. Yaroslav Shemet conducts the Filharmonia Śląska, which also plays Fitelberg’s Symphonic Poem Song of the Falcon and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 9.
Medici TV will live video stream the event at 7pm Central European Time:
Sonya first sang the Rückert-Lieder earlier this year in Montréal with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal led by Rafael Payare. A recording will be released on the Pentatone label in March 2024.