Dramma per musica in two acts (1765)
Music by Christoph Willibald Gluck
Libretto by Marco Coltellini
Bulgarian soprano Alexandrina Pendatchanska won at the age of nineteen the Antonin Dvorak Singing competition, the international Singing competition at Bilbao and the UNISA Singing competition at Pretoria. She started her career in 1989 performing on stage of Opera Houses at Rome, Napoli, Torino, Trieste, Monte Carlo, Houston, Washington, Hamburg and Santa Fe as well as at Festivals at Bregenz and Pesaro. Her repertoire includes roles such as Elisabetta (Donizetti: Roberto Devereux), Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Bellini’s La straniera, Puccini’s Suor Angelica, Lucrezia Contarini (Verdi: I due Foscari) as well as Donna Elvira (Mozart: Don Giovanni), Aspasia (Mitridate) and Vitellia (La clemenza di Tito). Future plans include amongst others Haydn’s Orlando paladino at Festwochen der Alten Musik, New productions of Idomeneo at Bruxelles and Maria Stuarda at Toronto. At Theater an der Wien she sang at last Arminda (Mozart: La finta giardiniera) in 2010.