How to Listen to Sonya Yoncheva’s ‘Siberia’ Performance on July 22

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Sonya Yoncheva has been on a roll with regards to debuting new roles. Her latest, the rarely heard Giordano opera “Siberia,” will be broadcast via radio on Saturday, July 22, 2017, from the Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier 2017.

The radio broadcast kicks off at 8 p.m. local time. The cast includes Murat Karahan, Catherine Carby, Gabriele Viviani, and Marin Yonchev with Domingo Hindoyan conducting the performance.

Yoncheva is performing the role Stephana in one of the high-profile performances of the summer. The soprano has recently made a string of cancellations, though she is primed for a massive 2017-18 season. In addition to taking on “Il Pirata” at La Scala next season, she will sing three operas at the Metropolitan Opera, including her first ever “Tosca” and “Luisa Miller” interpretations. She will also play Mimì in Puccini’s “La Bohème.” Her three Met Opera performances will all be streamed as part of the company’s famed Live in HD series.

 

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Prior to creating OperaWire, DAVID SALAZAR, (Editor-in-Chief) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he interviewed major opera stars including Placido Domingo, Anna Netrebko, Vittorio Grigolo, Diana Damrau and Rolando Villazon among others. His 2014 interview with opera star Kristine Opolais was cited in a New York Times Review. He also had the opportunity of interviewing numerous Oscar nominees, Golden Globe winners and film industry giants such as Guillermo del Toro, Oscar Isaac and John Leguizamo among others. David holds a Masters in Media Management from Fordham University. During his time at Fordham, he studied abroad at the Jagiellonian University in Poland. He also holds a dual bachelor’s from Hofstra University in Film Production and Journalism.

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