Ms. Entela Gjika, the Chargé d'Affaires, welcoming Mr Pirgu and guests and the Albanian Embassy in London, 2nd February 2016

Ms. Entela Gjika, the Chargé d’Affaires, welcoming Mr Pirgu and guests and the Albanian Embassy in London, 2nd February 2016

On 2 February 2016, the Albanian Embassy in London, in cooperation with Albion Media, Opus Arte and the Royal Opera House, had the privilege and the honour to host the world famous Albanian lyric tenor, Mr. Saimir Pirgu, celebrating of his new album, “Il Mio Canto”.

Ms. Entela Gjika, the Chargé d’Affaires, welcomed the guests. Journalists and art critics, representatives of the Royal Opera House, Her Majesty’s Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps, representatives of the Diplomatic Corps in London, artists, friends and well-wishers of Mr. Pirgu and of his art attended.

Later during the evening, the Embassy opened the doors for all the fans from the Albanian community in London in: “Open House with Saimir Pirgu”.
Throughout the evening the famous tenor ardently performed six arias from his repertoire.

For more information about “Il Mio Canto” tour dates: http://www.saimirpirgu.com/en/tour-dates/

La Traviata, featuring Mr. Pirgu as Alfredo at the Royal Opera House, will be screened in nearly 2000 cinemas worldwide on February 4, 2016. More information: http://www.roh.org.uk/showings/la-traviata-live-2016