Maria Bieshu

Maria Lukyanovna Bieshu
Mary was born Lukyanovna Bieshu May 5 in 1934 in the village of Volontirovka (Moldova). She graduated from the Agricultural College, where he actively participated in student performances. After one of the shows of art in 1955, she was admitted to the Kishinev State Conservatory.

While studying Bieshu become a popular soloist with the orchestra in the country Moldavian folk music "Fluerash", and after graduating from the conservatory, she was invited to the Moldavian State Opera and Ballet Theatre, where she made her debut on the opera stage in 1962. She sang Tosca in the opera .

In 1965-1967 Maria trained at the Milan theater "La Scala", which has produced in Italian roles in operas and D.Puchchini Verdi. After successful performances at international competitions for Bieshu began intense life of world-class opera singer, new roles, premieres, tours around the world, record, filming.

She sang at the Bolshoi Theatre in the "Metropolitan Opera" in New York, on the opera stages of the leading theaters of the former Soviet Union, made a concert tour of the cities of Europe, Japan, Australia, Cuba and Israel. To the great singer came true success.

The list of roles played Bieshu on the opera stage is huge. Among the most famous — the party in the works, "Madame Butterfly" and "Turandot" D.Puchchini, "Norma" by Bellini, "Aida" and "Don Carlos," Verdi, "Pagliacci" R.Leonkavallo, "Eugene Onegin" and "The Queen of Spades" by Tchaikovsky, and many others. Moldovan composers of all soprano roles, beginning with the 1960s, wrote, based on her participation — "Heroic Ballad" A.Styrchi, "Sergei Lazo" D.Gershfelda.

All in all, the creative repertoire there were about three dozen soprano parts in the masterpieces of the world opera classics and the works of contemporary composers, performed it on the stages of the best opera houses in the world. Was wide and chamber repertoire Bieshu, numbering more than 20 concerts.

Bieshu — singer of rare musical talent. The sound of her voice, enclosing a charming expression, mesmerizing unique beauty and freshness. In the creative archive singer several movies with her participation and her record numerous arias, songs, love songs and opera performances in her performance.

Bieshu was one of the most prominent authorities in the vocal world, a permanent member of the jury of many international vocal competitions, since 1980 has taught at the Chisinau University of the Arts (since 1986 a professor), was a vice-president of the International Union of Musicians , academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Moldova.

Creativity Bieshu noted by many state awards of Russia and Moldova, with its personality is related to many important business and cultural events in Moldova. Particular attention is paid to children and youth music. Its main cause of recent years — a festival of opera and ballet "Maria Biesu" which has shot to fame in many countries around the world.

Maria died Bieshu May 16 in 2012 in Chisinau after prolonged severe illness.