Famous Opera Voices of Bulgaria – Yulia Wiener-Chenisheva

Composer: Giacomo Puccini, Giuseppe Verdi, Leo Delibes, Lyubomir Pipkov, Pancho Vladigerov, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Robert Schumann,

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

Soloist: Elena Mindizova, piano, Georgi Stefanov, piano, Nikola Nikolov, tenor, Petar Petrov, baritone, Stoyan Popov, baritone, Yulia Wiener-Chenisheva, soprano,

Conductor: Asen Naydenov, Ivan Marinov, Mihail Angelov, Rouslan Raychev, Vasil Stefanov,

Label: Gega New

CD Number: GD 405

Yulia Wiener-Chenisheva (1929-2010) aged 25 stepped into the role of Leonora in Il Trovatore and immediately became the great soprano star of Bulgarian opera.  She encompassed Senta, in The Flying Dutchman to Alice Ford in Falstaff.  “I did not stop even when I was at the top of my career and achievements,” she recalled.  “I have always fought for my place in the Opera.  The singer cannot afford to have a break.”  These recordings are confirmation, and Volume 2 in an ongoing series celebrating Bulgarian singers.  

Puccini - Turandot, Act 2

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Audio CD 5 July 2019
Please Note A detailed biography of Yulia Wiener-Chenisheva, in English, appears in the CD booklet.
Number of Discs 1
Review "A universal singer with an extensive repertoire, a voice magnificently lined up in all registers, amazing pianissimos." Prof. Pavel Gerdjikov, Music Producer, Famous Opera Voices of Bulgaria.

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