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Paris, Mon Amour / Sonya Yoncheva


Release Date: 01/13/2015 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 501720   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Jules MassenetGiacomo PucciniCharles GounodJacques Offenbach,   ... 
Performer:  Sonya Yoncheva
Conductor:  Frédéric Chaslin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Sonya Yoncheva is one of today’s fastest rising young opera stars. The Bulgarian soprano first gained international prominence in 2010 when she won first prize at Placido Domingo’s prestigious Operalia competition. In 2013, Sonya had her Met Opera debut as Gilda in Rigoletto, garnering praise from audiences and critics alike, with the New York Times proclaiming, “She brought lovely stage presence and a sumptuous, penetrating voice to her performance. Ms. Yoncheva has such vocal glamour.” Sonya has collaborated with many artists from the opera and pop world including Sting, Placido Domingo, Elvis Costello and Jonas Kaufmann.

For her debut album, Paris, mon amour, Yoncheva focuses on repertoire from 19th-century Paris as an
Read more homage to the “Belle Epoque” era. The album features arias from her career-defining roles as well as new additions to her repertoire which she will be performing at some of the world’s greatest opera houses through-out the 2014/15 season. Paris, mon amour includes some of the most beautiful and well-known arias from Paris operas like La Traviata and La Boheme along with lesser-known arias from the golden era of French opera music and French operettas by Messager and Lecocq. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Hérodiade: Celui dont la parole efface toutes peines...Il est doux, il est bon by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Sonya Yoncheva (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frédéric Chaslin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: France 
2.
Le Villi: Se come voi piccina by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Sonya Yoncheva (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frédéric Chaslin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884; Italy 
3.
Sapho: Où suis-je? by Charles Gounod
Performer:  Sonya Yoncheva (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frédéric Chaslin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1851; France 
4.
Le Cid: Pleurez, mes yeux! by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Sonya Yoncheva (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frédéric Chaslin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; France 
5.
Les contes d'Hoffmann: Elle a fui, la tourterelle by Jacques Offenbach
Performer:  Sonya Yoncheva (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frédéric Chaslin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
6.
La Bohème: Donde lieta uscì by Giacomo Puccini
Performer:  Sonya Yoncheva (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frédéric Chaslin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Italy 
7.
Thaïs: C’est toi, mon père by Jules Massenet
Performer:  Sonya Yoncheva (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frédéric Chaslin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
8.
La traviata: Sempre libera by Giuseppe Verdi
Performer:  Sonya Yoncheva (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frédéric Chaslin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
9.
Madame Chrysanthème: Le jour sous le soleil béni by André Messager
Performer:  Sonya Yoncheva (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frédéric Chaslin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892-1893; France 
10.
Les cent vierges: O Paris, gai séjour by Charles Lecocq
Performer:  Sonya Yoncheva (Soprano)
Conductor:  Frédéric Chaslin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Valencia Community Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: by 1872; Belgium 

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