Famous Opera Voices of Bulgaria – Asen Selimski

Composer: Georges Bizet, Giuseppe Verdi, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Parashkev Hadjiev, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Ruggero Leoncavallo, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,

Orchestra: Bulgarian National Radio Mixed Choir, Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Sofia Opera Orchestra,

Soloist: Asen Selimski, baritone, Maria Dimicheva, soprano, Pavel Gerdjikov, bass, Pavel Kurshumov, tenor, Petya Ivanova, soprano,

Conductor: Asen Naydenov, Atanas Margaritov, Dragomir Nenov, Rouslan Raychev,

Label: Gega New

CD Number: GD 407

Born in 1930, Asen Selimski developd a repertoire of around 40 baritone roles.  Composers not represented on this disc include – Benjamin Britten, Mussorgsky and Puccini.  Between 1974 and 2015 Asen Selimski taught at the National Academy of Music in Sofia.  “In the opera,” he noted, “one has the special feeling of being transformed into a person of another age.”  These moments captured on here more than justify those comments. 

Il barbiere di Siviglia - Cavatina of Figaro from Act 1

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Audio CD 14 September 2019
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Number of Discs 1
Reviews "A wonderful baritone, a combination of first-class vocal technique and glamorous stage presence." Prof. Pavel Gerdjikov

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