Ana María Martínez appears in Istanbul International Opera Festival’s closing night gala

In between her performances as Cio-Cio San at the Bayerische Staatsoper’s Madama Butterfly, Ana María Martínez heads to Istanbul for a gala concert in celebration of the fifth annual Istanbul International Opera Festival’s closing night. The Puerto Rican soprano joins Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky and conductor Constantine Orbelian for an evening of arias and duets at the Zorlu Center PSM on June 17.

Selections are set to include arias from Carmen, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La traviata, and Rusalka, as well as duets from Simon Boccanegra and Il Trovatore.