Sunday, September 18, 2011

Lucia Aliberti to Open Manoel Theatre Season in Concert of Arias

"The famous Soprano Lucia Aliberti is to perform at the Concerto per l’Unità d’Italia to be held at the Manoel Theatre on Friday 30 September at 8pm. Here she talks to Erika Brincat about her career and her love for the world of opera. The 2011 - 2012 season at the Manoel Theatre opens with Concerto per l’Unità d’Italia’- a concert of operatic music by Italian composers Bellini, Donizetti, Puccini, Catalani and Verdi. The Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and well-known soprano Lucia Aliberti will perform under the baton of the theatre’s music director Brian Schembri. The concert is being held in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Istituto Culturale Italiano." [Source] Read the full interview to find out how her career started, the composers that rank among her favorites, what ice cream has to do with returning home, some of the most prestigious events the soprano has taken part in during her career, why there is a restaurant in Tokyo named after her, which is her favorite gown to wear in concert and how she finds balance in her busy life.

"Son vergin vezzosa" I Puritani (Bellini)