ZVETELINA VASSILEVA - Soprano
After graduating in the opera class at the Premier Academy of Music in Sofia, Zvetelina Vassileva debuts on the stage of National Opera as Amelia in “Un Ballo in Maschera”. She releases Elizabeth in “Don Carlo”, Desdemona in “Otello”, Leonora in “Il Trovatore” during the next seasons. Meantime she wins the international competitions in Italy “T. Scippa” and “Fr. Cilea” in Italy.
Following another competition in Milan, she specializes with the famous tenor C. Bergonzi in Milan, La Scala. Vassileva debuts with Leonora’s part in “Il Trovatore” in San Francisco and next season she reterns at the premiere of “Russlan and Ludmyla” , “Il Coronazione di Popea” and “Otello” at the reputable international festival in Wexford. After a huge success she is appointed as a new opera world star by the critics – The Times, Toronto Star, NY Times, Sunday Times, Independent, Opera London, Opera Japan and many others.
Next are gastroles in many of the most prestigious opera theaters – Covent Garden London, Metropolitan New York, Berlin Stadts Opera, Opera La Mone, Brussels, Moscow, Amsterdam, Houston, Toronto, Tokyo, Detroit, Miami, Seville, Prague, Belgrade, Bucharest, etc.
Zvetelina Vassileva received the most prestigious reviews from the critic and the public for the premiers of Il Trovatore, Otello, La Traviata, La Boheme, Manon Lesco, Un Ballo in Maschera, Don Carlos, AIDA, Tosca, William Tell, Figgaro’s wedding, Turandot, etc.
Zvetelina appears in concert programs in famous Albert Hall in London, Amsterdam, Moscow Palace, Opera in the Park – San Francisco, Toronto – George Weston Recital Hall where she sings with Ag. Baltsa, G. Sabatini, Jacomini, Armiliato, D. Desi, Hvorostosky, Anna Netrebko and many others.
Many conductors with whom the soprano Zvetelina Vassileva has enjoyed
A.Guadanio, M. Arena, D. Oren, B. Heiting, C. Rizzi, M.Armiliato, N. Luisotti, P.Jordan, Y.Mercl, A.Fisher, P.Chasslin, Delacote, J.De Main, R.Armstrong, S.Mercurio, Zagrozeg, Ed.Muller, Licatta, Cuattrocci, J.Adams, P.Summers, etc.
The last performances for the Seasons 2013/ 2014/ 2015/ 2016/ 2017 are in Wichita Grand Opera – Kansas, Sofia National Opera, Varna Opera, Split Opera.
During June, July and September will be the premiers of Carmen – Micaela, Summer Opera Stara Zagora (Bulgaria), Symphony No. 9 (Beethoven) – soprano, AIDA and Turandot at the Summer Festival in Split, Croatia and again in Wichita Grand Opera and in Sofia.