March 26, 2019 October Palace Opera will perform a world-class singer, people’s artist of Ukraine – Anatoly Kocherga. Being a soloist of the Kiev Opera theatre, became the youngest people’s Artist of the USSR, reports ONLINE.UA.
The American owner of two awards “Grammy” for the recording of Boris from Opera “Boris Godunov” by modest Mussorgsky. International career “famous basses of the Slavic origin” started in late 80s at the Vienna state Opera. In different years worked under contract in the Italian theatre La Scala, London’s Covent garden and in the American “Metropolitan Opera”. It is worth noting that the artist performed on the stage of the new York “Metropolitan Opera” in “Khovanshchina” by Mussorgsky in the role of Prince Ivan Khovansky. After the premiere of “the New York Times” wrote: “the Singing of the Poker – as a bombshell”.
In addition to a powerful voice, Anatoly Kocherga has always distinguished dramatic flair. In 1982 he played the role of Mephistopheles in the Opera “Faust”, directed by Boris Nebieridze. By the way, on stage, PERFORMED artist will delight fans of “Couplets of Mephistopheles” by Charles Gounod and other arias from operas. Will be performed songs and romances by Ukrainian and foreign composers.
“Song, compared to Opera, the harder it is the fact that there are no decorations, no partners, no Director who tells where to go and why. You’re the one. And you want to create in a short time some way, to inspire people to believe you. It seems to me, to sing songs, romances much more difficult, because you’re one-on-one with the public. And every performance on stage I still see as a test: I give, especially to yourself, and the audience, of course,” – said Anatoly Kocherga.
The Ukrainian spectators will have the opportunity to see and hear the artist on March 26, 2019 at the concert “Symphony of song” in the October Palace, accompanied by the National orchestra of folk instruments under the leadership of honored worker of culture of Ukraine Victoria Vasilyeva.