FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS: AIDA GARIFULLINA’S BELL SONG
On 20 April – in next to no time – London will host the official premiere of the film Florence Foster Jenkins where Aida Garifullina made her acting debut.
The film is directed by Stephen Frears from the U.K., and Aida portrays Lily Pons – a legendary opera diva of the XX century. As part of her role, Aida performs The Bell Song from the opera Lakmé by Léo Delibes. The world cinema premiere, as well as the release of Florence Foster Jenkins music album composed by Alexandre Desplat are planned for 6 May. However, Aida’s song from the film is already available online. It is also possible to order the full album with 26 tracks, including the ones from Meryl Streep, who plays the leading role.