This is 2021. This is Opera.

Season 2021 subscriptions on sale now. Single tickets on sale in early January.

close-icon

An Aria A Day #163

MILIJANA NIKOLIC
‘Do not sing to me, beautiful maiden’
from Six Romances, Op. 4 No. 4
by Sergei Rachmaninov
Piano Narelle French

18th October, 2020

The week we joined mezzo-soprano Milijana Nikolic and Head of Music Narelle French in rehearsals ahead of ENCORE – Opera Queensland Returns to the Stage. For this performance for the final weekend of An Aria A Day, Milijana performs the ‘melancholic’ ‘Do not sing to me, beautiful maiden’ (‘Не пой, красавица’ ‘Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne).

The words for this piece were written by the Russian poet, playwright, and novelist Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin, who is considered by many as the founder of modern Russian literature.

    Sign up for the latest news

    By signing up to the Opera Queensland newsletter you agree to our Terms and Conditions and that you have read our Privacy Policy, including our Cookie use.

    Menu
    Menu

    Hi, what are you looking for?