Plácido Domingo was in Verona, Italy, for the past seven days presiding over his annual Operalia competition, which honors young singers at the beginning of their professional careers.
In sections of photos and videos added new files.
New photos from Mariinskiy Theater and video from Song of the Year festival are added on the site.
New photo albums have neen uploaded to the site: photos from the Timbaland's studio, photos from the studio of Jim Beanz in Philadelphia, the "desert" photo shoot (Los Angeles), photoshoot for the magazine "Sobaka.ru", photos of Aida in Kazan and photoshoot "I'm singing Juliette, I'm dreaming of Violette!"
Aida is working on an album of Tatar songs. Record is taking place in Kazan and Moscow. Album release is scheduled for early 2013 - the eve of the 2013 Universiade.
December 1 and December 5, Aida took part in the filming of New Year's projects - "Pesnya goda" and "Pesenka goda" at the TV channel "Russia-1." For " Pesnya goda " Aida sang the song "Tenderness" (A. Pakhmutova, N. Dobronravov). On " Pesenka goda ", where adult singers sing duets with young colleagues, Aida with the girl Madina (Uzbekistan) sang "Libiamo” from Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata".
December 3, along with soloists and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre Aida performed in Istanbul. Kazan singer took part in the concert at the invitation of Valery Gergiev and sang an aria of Juliette from the Charles Francois Gounod's opera "Romeo and Juliet."
January 5 and 7, 2013 at the Mariinsky Opera and Ballet Theater will take place two premiere performances of Mozart's most popular opera "The Marriage of Figaro." At the suggestion of Maestro Valery Gergiev young opera singer Aida Garifullina was invited to the role of Suzanne.
Now visitors of the site have the opportunity to listen to Aida's new song "Forte" in the Audio section. This is a collaborative work of singer and the famous American author Walter Afanasieff. Previously, Aida performed it on the New Wave Festival 2012.