With majority participation of Amazon artists, It begins the 19th Opera Festival

The Festival started on Sunday night and will continue until the day 31 of May.
02/05/2016 06h56 - Updated 2/05/2016 06h56
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The Teatro Amazonas received on Sunday night, 1Th May, opening of 19 ° Opera Festival, with the presentation of the show “Lyrical tales”. Conducted by the State Government until the day 31 of May, the Festival will feature an extensive program with 20 presentations, involving concerts, recitals and performing master class, workshops, experiences and talk, and reaches maturity with majority presence of artists and technicians in the Amazonian productions.

The evolution of the participation of artists and technicians in the Amazon production is the result of an extensive training program maintained by the Secretary of State for Culture (SEC). It is a significant gain compared to the first edition, realized in 1998, when more than 90% the members came from outside, said the artistic director of the Festival, or Maestro Marcelo de Jesus.

“This edition features 95% two artists, Silver house. They are resident, Amazonians, artists who live in Manaus, ranging from the Philharmonic, Coral do Amazonas, children's choir to the soloists. So it's a complete reversal of the first festival, when the vast majority were only foreigners, including production. The production is going to be done was built in Manaus”, said Marcelo de Jesus.

Among the opening night of stars, the sopranos Miriam Abade and Dhijana Noble, Manaus, e or soloist Emanuel Conde, Manacapuru, formed in the course of the University of the State of Amazonas (UEA). They shone in the show among the main stars of “Lyrical tales”, which has scenic direction of Edison Vigil.

Experienced and winning projection in the arts, they highlight the role of the Opera Festival in solidifying the national artistic space. “It is wonderful. Our reward for to be part of something happening. There is nothing more rewarding than to feel valued”, said Dhijana about Opera Festival.

The Secretary of State for Culture, Roberio Braga, He emphasized the support of the private sector for the event and said the Opera Festival reached maturity and is running with technical production, artistic and musical formed by the state government. The body of artists and technical professionals is composed of more than 400 people.

Braga said that the search is for the creation of alternative economic tourism. “We need to open an economical window. This is a demand of the governor José Melo to create a new option through cultural tourism. And it, we will insist”, said.

With scheduled programming to take place in the Teatro Amazonas, Theater Installation and Cultural Center Palace of Justice, the Amazonas Opera Festival this year will have some structural changes and many partnerships, that will give the event the same glow that always had in previous editions.

opening Entertainment, "Lyrical Tales” It brings together six operas available - Standard, A Magic Flute, Carmen, A Raposinha Expert, Poranduba and Turandot – with sets and costumes that help tell the stories and, still, the special participation of the Children's Choir of the School of Arts and Crafts Claudio Santoro.

Tickets – Tickets for the XIX Amazonas Opera Festival, which can now be purchased at the box office of the Teatro Amazonas and nosite www.bestseat.com.br, They are with very reasonable prices for the past festivals, with free and paid submissions, with values ​​ranging from $ R 2,50, half price, and R $ 50.

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