Tonight, on April11, The Bolshoi Young artists opera program students Bogdan Volkov and Alexander Kireyev will take part in the Mirella Freni and Opera: 60 Years of Love concert in Modena. This year great opera singer has a double jubilee: on 27th February she celebrated her 80th birthday and now is going to mark the 60th anniversary of her professional career.
Bogdan Volkov will sing Lensky's aria "Where, oh where did you go off to?", from Eugene Onegin, and Alexander Kireyev - Yeletsky's aria I love you, from The Queen of Spades. They will also perform the Marcello Rodolfo duet In un coupé, from La Bohème. The soloists will be accompanied by La Grande Orchestra from the town of Faenza conducted by maestro Nicola Valentini.
The Mirella Freni Academia di Bel Canto artists, who The Bolshoi Young Artists Opera Program continues its successful cooperation with, will perform at the concert as well.