2 STAGES / 15 PERFORMANCES / MORE THAN 315 PARTICIPANTS
STAGE OF THE AGES 2023
Impressive opera, ballet and symphony music performances await the audience at 2022 “Stage of the Ages” Summer Opera Season. From July 9 to September 12 under the starry skies on the open-air stage in the former kings’ palace in Tsarevets Fortress, the state operas from Stara Zagora, Plovdiv, Varna, Ruse and Konstantin Kisimov Music and Drama Theatre will present their latest performances.
Special international guests this season is VIENNA SCHÖNBRUNN ORCHESTRA (Austria).
On August 6, the renowned Schönbrunn Palace Chamber Orchestra will present the glamor and romance of imperial Vienna with works by Mozart, the Strauss dynasty and their contemporaries.
The festival programme also includes the module “Stage of the Ages – A Look into the Future”, where three youth ballet and dance spectacles will be performed.
Summer opera season “Stage of the Ages” 2022 is under the patronage of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria and holds prestigious label “Europe for Festivals. Festivals for Europe” 2022-2023.
Media partners of the festival are Bulgarian Telegraph Agency, Bulgarian National Radio, “Borba” and “Yantra Dnes” newspapers and Municipal Radio – Veliko Tarnovo.
After each performance on Tsarevets Hill, the audience can watch the audio-visual show “Tsarevgrad Turnov in Sound and Light” for free, as a present from Veliko Tarnovo Municipality.
from 21:00 h
Veliko Tarnovo - Tsarevets Hill, Open-air Theatre At Marno Pole Park
The 2022 programme of Stage of the Ages includes a total of 11 shows.
The supplementary programme includes three concerts at the Open-air Theatre in Marno Pole Park.
Tickets for the festival are available in the network of eventim.bg and at the Tourist Information Centres at 5 Hristo Botev St and Tsar Asen I Square in Veliko Tarnovo, tel. 062/622148, 0887659829
Stage of the Ages is organised by Veliko Tarnovo Municipality and the partnering Bulgarian opera theatres, with the support of Tsarevgrad Tarnov Municipal Torism Agency and Regional Museum of History – Veliko Tarnovo.
Under the Patronage of the Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria.
Veliko Tarnovo Municipality
Culture, Tourism and International Relations Department