Student of Raina Kabaivanska nominated for International Opera Awards


One of the stars that emerged from the School of Bulgarian opera prima Raina Kabaivanska - world famous soprano Maria Agresta, has been nominated in the "Best Singer" category at the 2020 International Opera Awards. After graduating from the Conservatory of Music in Salerno, Agresta studied under the guidance of Raina Kabaivanska at the Vecchi-Tonelli Music Institute in Modena and took part in master classes at the New Bulgarian University. 

Her opera career started in 2010 on the stage of the Sofia Opera and Teatro Comunale di Modena in shows where performers were only students of prima Raina Kabaivanska. Participations at the most prestigious opera houses such as the Metropolitan, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Arena di Verona, Covent Garden, and opera stages in Paris, Rome, Madrid, Chicago and more followed. Her partners on stage have been the world's biggest tenors - Placido Domingo, Jonas Kaufmann, Roberto Alagna, Francesco Demuro, Andrea Carè.

The award ceremony of the world's most prestigious opera prizes will take place on May 4 at Sadler's Wells Theater, London.

More from category

Voting open for songs in cancelled Eurovision Song Contest

Bulgarian viewers can choose their favorite song from the canceled edition of Eurovision 2020 in a special poll available through the website of the Bulgarian National Television or through its mobile application . According to the rules, the Bulgarian..

published on 5/11/20 2:20 PM

“The Bulgarian music is interesting both in its classical and folklore aspect”

Ambassadors of Bulgarian culture- this is how we call the Bulgarian musicians who gained worldwide recognition. Bulgarian conductor Michael Deltchev who has lived and worked in Denmark for decades is undoubtedly one of them. A few days ago,..

published on 5/7/20 2:08 PM

Music streaming market in Bulgaria on the rise

Revenues from online streaming in Bulgaria have increased by 65% ​​in 2019. The Global Music Report 2020 of the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) shows that 33.2% of streaming services come from the Bulgarian music market...

published on 5/5/20 3:37 PM