Commission for a new opera by State Opera – Plovdiv

State Opera – Plovdiv commissioned Peter Kerkelov to write an opera, which will be premiered in season 2019/2020. The new opera “The Pied Piper and the Cars” will be a music-theater/ballet for children on a libretto by Dragomir Yossifov, based on a self-titled story by Gianni Rodari.

It is the first time in 35 years that a Bulgarian opera house commissions a new work by a contemporary composer.

Alongside Peter Kerkelov the artistic team consists by:

Cond: Dragomir Yossifov
Choreographer/director: Liliya Burdinskaya (Russia)
3D scenography: Petko Tanchev
Artist: Ventzislav Dikov
Costumes: Maria Manuilova (Russia)