'Leontina Vaduva and the World's Greatest Stages' exhibition at Sutu Palace extended through March 8

"Leontina Vaduva and the World's Greatest Stages" exhibition of works made by artist Florian Doru Crihana on December 2020 anniversary of the beloved soprano will stay open throughout March 8 in the lobby of the Museum of Bucharest, Sutu Palace. According to a press statement released by the Association for Music, Arts and Culture on Monday, the exhibition offers a nostalgic journey to the musical capitals of the world, an opportunity for art lovers to rediscover the brilliant opera career, artistic personality, and favourite parts of a great artist hailing from Romania. "The successes of Leontina Vaduva in Paris, at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Royal Opera House - Covent Garden, La Scala in Milan, Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Staatsoper in Vienna or La Fenice in Venice are visually reinterpreted by Crihana, who pays homage on the one hand to representative roles - Mimi, Manon, Leila, Mireille, Carmen, Antonia, Gilda, Norina, Susanna, Blanche, Violetta, and on the other hand the famous buildings and the host cities of the best opera companies in the world on the stage of which Vaduva has many times performed with remarkable success," Cristina Simion, curator and owner of the Tiny Griffon Gallery, Nuremberg, Germany, is quoted as saying in the statement. The exhibition is organised by the Association for Music, Arts and Culture, the Museum of Bucharest and the National Museum George Enescu, under the aegis of the Ministry of Culture and the embassies of Argentina, Austria and the United Kingdom to Romania, and of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Bucharest. AGERPRES is a media partner of the event. AGERPRES (RO - author: Daniel Popescu, editor: Mihai Simionescu; EN - author: Corneliu-Aurelian Colceriu, editor: Adina Panaitescu)

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