Enter here for your chance to win tickets to Angela Gheorghiu's upcoming appearance in Australia (dinner included!). The press release and concert program can be seen after the jump.
"This October audiences in Melbourne are in for a special treat! For the first time ever on our shores, opera superstar Angela Gheorghiu will be here to perform a stunning opera gala with The Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra, conducted by highly respected Maestro Tiberiu Soare. She is the world’s most glamorous and gifted singer, whose magnificent voice and dazzling stage presence have mesmerised audiences around the world and earned spectacular reviews from the critics. After her stunning international debut in 1992, newspapers proclaimed 'A star is born.' Over the past two decades her warmth, sophistication and breathtaking talent have kept her in constant demand at the top opera houses, including the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, La Scala in Milan, Opera Bastille in Paris and the Metropolitan Opera in New York. A natural actress, she conveys her characters with sensitivity and profound feeling. Her performances have made her a standout amongst her generation of singers and confirmed her status as one of opera’s most beloved stars. This is an incredibly rare and exciting opportunity for audiences in Australia to hear this international opera superstar in her prime, performing her favourite selection of beautiful French and Italian arias by Puccini, Massenet and Bizet. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy the operatic event of a lifetime!"
"Lascia ch'io pianga" from RINALDO (Handel)
"Adieu notre petite table" from MANON (Massenet)
"O mio babbino caro" from GIANNI SCHICCHI (Puccini)
"Pleurez mes yeux" from LE CID (Massenet)
"Habanera" from CARMEN (Bizet)
"Un bel di vedremo" from MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Puccini)
"Vissi d'arte" from TOSCA (Puccini)
"Sola perduta, abbandonata" from MANON LESCAUT (Puccini)
"I could have danced all night" from MY FAIR LADY (Loewe)
"Granada" (Agustín Lara)