Jovellanos Theatre hosts on Thursday the Spanish premiere of the opera 'Ask-i Memnu'.
Jovellanos Theatre will host next September 2, at 2030 hours, the Orchestra, Choir and Ballet of the Opera of Smyrna to represent 'Ask-i Memnu "(Happily in love), Turkish composer's last opera Selman Ada, as has informed the organization.
The world premiere of "Ask-i Memnu 'took place at the Mersin Opera and Ballet in 2003 and now arrives at the premiere to Spain Teatro Jovellanos hand with a cast, STO gold, of one hundred and forty people from soloists, chorus and orchestra.
Selman Ada was born in Ceyhan (Turkey) in 1953. At 20 he started working as musical director of the Ballet and Opera of Istanbul. In 1965 he went to Paris and there studied with Pierre Pasquier, Anette Dieudonne, Christian Manen, Roger Boutry, gaia gold, and Elsa Barraine in the Conservatory of Paris, graduating with a number of his promotion in 1971.
In 1973, Ada, began working as assistant musical director and a student of Robert Wagner in the Ballet and Opera of Istanbul. Between 1979 and 1980 Ada job as general musical director at the Ankara Opera and Ballet. In 1980 he began to play the piano, darkfall gold, for the tenor Mario del Monaco, a situation that continued until the death of this.
Ada up from the age of 7 years. His works have been performed throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia since 1968 and among them include the opera 'Ali Baba and the 40 thieves', 'Ask-i Memnu' and oratorios 'Mavi Nokta' and 'Herakuelesalle' .
Ada is a member of the German Society of Composers 'Gem'. His oratorios and operas have been translated into English, German, Flemish, French and, during its premiere at the Jovellanos, Ask-i Memnu also has been into Spanish. In 2002 began working as general musical director in the Mersin Opera and Ballet, combining this position with that of director of the Orchestra of Opera and Ballet Istanbul.
Ask-i Memnu is divided into two acts and immerses us in an authentic Turkish passion, in a tragedy of love and indifference, the seduction and loss, by blood and pain.
Mr. Adnan is a man of good position whose wife committed suicide some time ago. He married the girl Bihter, 30 years his junior, with the opposition of the mother of the bride, the Lady Firdevs, since she herself is interested in the Lord Adnan. But the force of destiny drags Bihter Behluel's arms, her recent husband's cousin.
The passionate love between Behluel hidden and Bihter becomes an inferno, caused by the reckless acts of Behluel and the fact that his passion is turned off quickly to point toward the daughter of his cousin, the young Nihal, who calls in marriage. Under this circumstance, Bihter feel that it's over and again take the mourning suicide at the house of Mr Adnan, turning red wedding ceremony Behluel and Nihal.