Istanbul State Opera and Ballet (IDOB) is one of the world-famous sopranos of the 20th century. Leyla GencerHis memorial service was held at the Kadıköy Süreyya Municipality Opera House on the 15th anniversary of his death.
As reported by IDOB, they are at the concert Wolfgang Amadeus Mozartfrom “The Marriage of Figaro“, “Magic Flute“, Giuseppe Verdifrom “La Forza del Destino“, “Don Carlos“, “Masquerade“, “Please help“, “And Vespri Siciliani“, Gioachino Rossinifrom “The Barber of Seville“, Gaetano Donizettifrom “Anna Bolena“, Vincenzo Bellinifrom “norm“, Jules Massenetfrom “manon“, Pietro Mascagnifrom “Cavalleria Rusticana“, Camille Saint-Saensfrom “Samson and Delilah“Arias from his operas were interpreted.
Fugen YigitgilAt a concert with piano accompaniment Esra Abacioglu Akcan, Perihan N. Artan, Aylin Ates, Asli Ayan, Jacqueline Wheelman, Evren Kiseli, Anna Sirel Y. Etyemez, Nesrin Gonuldag, Gulbin Gunay, Otilia Silk, Nazli Deniz Suren, Hande Soner Ürben AND Universe Light Jasmine performed as a soloist.
Leyla Gencer, who is known in Western countries as “La Diva Turca”, “La Gencer”, “La Regina”, has a great reputation in Milan, Rome, Naples, Venice, Vienna, Paris, San Francisco, Cologne, Buenos Aires, London, Rio de Janeiro, Bilbao and held many concerts in Chicago.
For years, the successful artist gave life to the characters of the unforgettable operas Lucia, Norma, Lady Macbeth, Queen Elizabeth, Floria Tosca, Lucretia, Madam Butterfly, Aida and Violetta.