Bulgaria: Ivo Yordanov

Ivo Yordanov

Last updated: 10 July 2007

Born 1980

Ivo Yordanov was born in Varna, Bulgaria. He is about to graduate from the State Musical Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria in the class of the distinguished Bulgarian mezzo-soprano Hristina Angelakova.

In the 2006/2007 season he performs the roles of Count Almaviva Le nozze di Figaro and title role Eugene Onegin with the Varna opera company. He has also performed the roles of Papageno Die Zauberflöte and Belcore L'elisir d'amore.

He has taken part in several Bulgarian vocal competitions including the Hristo Brumbarov competition, Sofia National Opera 2005, gaining third prize, and the Puldin 2005 International Operatic Competition, gaining second prize.

In the three years since he began performing professionally he has given numerous concerts and operatic recitals throughout Bulgaria. In 2003 he was selected to take part in Placido Domingo's Operalia Competition in Los Angeles.

Ivo Yordanov's hobby is photography.

Repertoire details for Concert 5 and Recital 1:

Concert 5 - Thursday 14 June

  • Donizetti: Forse in quel cor sensibile (Robert Devereux)
  • Tchaikovsky: Vi mnye pisali (Eugene Onegin)
  • Massenet: Ce breuvage...Vision fugitive (Hérodiade)
  • Donizetti: Vieni, Leonora...De'nemici tuoi lo sdegno (La favorita)

With the orchestra of WNO conducted by Carlo Rizzi

Recital 1 - Saturday 9 June

  • Wolf: Gesegnet sei, durch den die Welt entstund (Italienisches Liederbuch)
  • Wolf: Vino Pia
  • Rachmaninoff: Hristos Vaskryes
  • Falla: El Paño moruno (7 Canciones Populares Españolas, No 1)
  • Brahms: Treue Liebe
  • Britten: The Salley Gardens
  • Fauré: En sourdine

Accompanist: Llŷr Williams

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