New Year’s Concert

Gulbenkian Orchestra / Oksana Lyniv / Kristine Opolais

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Lauded for her special combination of meticulous conducting and depth of musical knowledge, Ukrainian Oksana Lyniv will be remembered as the first female conductor to appear at the mythical Bayreuth Festival, where she put her great talents to work on the opera The Ghost Ship for the opening concert in 2021. She is founder and artistic director of the LvivMozArt Festival and the Ukrainian Youth Symphony Orchestra, and one of the most acclaimed conductors of her generation. Her international reputation makes her a high profile ambassador for Ukrainian culture around the world, and she has become a committed voice and symbol of the fight for peace.


Gulbenkian Orchestra
Oksana Lyniv Conductor
Kristine Opolais Soprano

Giacomo Puccini
Madama Butterfly: Intermezzo sinfonico

Francesco Cilea
Adriana Lecouvreur: “Io son l’umile ancella”
Adriana Lecouvreur: Intermezzo from Act II

Antonín Dvořák
Rusalka: Song to the Moon

Giuseppe Verdi
I vespri siciliani – overture

— Intermission 20 min —

Pietro Mascagni
Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo sinfonico

Francesco Cilea
Adriana Lecouvreur: “Poveri fiori”

Umberto Giordano
Fedora: Intermezzo

Jules Massenet
Thaïs: Méditation

Giacomo Puccini
Tosca: “Vissi d’arte”
Manon Lescaut: Intermezzo
Madama Butterfly: “Un bel dì, vedremo”

Johann Strauss II
The Blue Danube, op. 314

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Mecenas Principal Gulbenkian Música

Mecenas Orquestra Gulbenkian

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