{short description of image} Sonia Marinova, soprano

The soprano, Sonia Marinova, was born in Pleven. Following her graduation from the Academy of Music in Sofia she became a member of the Pleven Opera.

She toured with the Sofia National Opera to Italy, Spain and Ireland singing in Prince Igor and Khovantchina. Since 1989 she has been a soloist with the Sofia National Opera. In 1989 she was a prizewinner in the Mario del Monaco Competition in Italy and then traveled to Baden, Austria for performances of The Gypsy Baron. In 1994 she performed Desdemona at the Festival of Strasbourg.

Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur "Io son l'umile ancella"
Verdi: Ernani "Ernani involami"

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