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Rihards Macanovskis.
Rihards Macanovskis. / SUR
  • The Gibraltar Philharmonic Society presents 'A Celebration of Opera' at the Convent Ballroom on Wednesday 9 May at 7.30pm

The Gibraltar Philharmonic Society presents 'A Celebration of Opera' at the Convent Ballroom on Wednesday 9 May at 7.30pm.

Greek soprano Irini Kyriakidou studied at the Maria Callas Conservatory of Athens under Marina Krilovici and is the winner of the second prize in the “Maria Callas Grand Prix”, in Athens, first prize in the European Competition “Debut 2004” and the “Pro Europa” prize of the European Culture Foundation.

Rihards Macanovskis (bass) has been a soloist at the Latvian National Opera since 2003. His achievements have been recognised with the “Latvijas Gāze” Annual Award for Opera 2012 as Best Opera Soloist. In 2013 he received the Pauls Sakss Award and was nominated for the Grand Music Award for his outstanding performance of Tchaikovsky's romances.

The two singers will be accompanied by pianist Nauzet Medera in a programme that includes arias by composers Bizet, Dvorak, Mozart and Tchaikovsky.

Tickets priced at £20 are available from Sacarello's coffee shop - restaurant in Irish Town and The Silver Shop at 222 Main Street or online at www.buytickets.gi

A limited number of tickets at £10 are available to senior citizens and students via the John Mackintosh Hall. Further information: + 350 200 72134 or www.philharmonic.gi