he premiere of one of the most interesting works by great Italian composer Giacomo Puccini “Il tabarro” (The Cloak) opera will be held at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre on January 26.
The theatre has invited German specialists, production director Ludwig Bauman and conductor Cornelia von Kerssenbrock, to stage the opera.
The spectacle will feature the leading soloists of the theatre, honoured artists Farida Mammadova, Gulnaz Ismayilova, Sabina Asadova, as well as young vocalists Afag Abbasova, Farid Aliyev, Tural Agasiyev and others.
The concertmaster of the play is Vafa Azizova.
The first performance of this work was held with great success at the Metropolitan Opera in New York in 1918.
The work was extremely nice and sharp music and is distinguished by a dramatic plot line.