The closing ceremony of the 10th International Festival Stars Parade at the Opera will consist of two gala concerts. On March 28, the concert will be devoted to Russian music. On March 29, vocal and orchestral excerpts from European composers’ works will be performed.
Pyotr Tchaikovsky will be a kind of a protagonist of the first concert. The audience of the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera House will be presented with arias, duets, choirs from the operas Eugene Onegin, The Queen of Spades, Iolanta, Mazeppa, The Maid of Orleans. The programme also includes vocal and orchestral excerpts from the operas Sadko, Tsar's Bride by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Boris Godunov by Modest Mussorgsky, Ivan Susanin and Ruslan and Lyudmila by Mikhail Glinka. Surely, Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin - the theatre’s calling card - will also be performed.
The second concert’s programme will mostly include the works by Giuseppe Verdi: the operas Un Ballo in Maschera, Il Trovatore, La Forza del Destino, Nabucco; and excerpts from the works of Italian composers Gioacchino Rossini (The Barber of Seville), Vincenzo Bellini (The Puritans, The Capulets and the Montagues), Giacomo Puccini (Turandot), Arrigo Boito (Mefistofele). The music of the great Frenchman Charles Gounod (Faust) and the great Austrian Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Don Giovanni) will be performed, as well.
The theatre’s guests - People's Artist of Russia, mezzo-soprano Irina Dolzhenko (The Bolshoi Theatre), soprano Natalya Petrozhitskaya and baritone Dmitry Zuev (both - the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre), bass Harry Agadzhanian (Perm Opera and Ballet Theater) - will take the stage along with the principal singers of the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre: People's Artist of Russia Vladimir Efimov, Honoured Artist of Russia Vera Baranova, Olga Basova, Alexei Bocharov, Alexander Mikhailov, Sevastyan Martyiniuk, Mikhail Pirogov, Svetlana Ratslaf-Levchuk, Daria Ryabinko, Eugene Sevastianov, Andrei Silenko.
The principal conductor of the Municipal Theatre of Santiago Konstantin Chudovsky will take the conductor’s stand at both concerts.