The June repertoire of the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre includes three large-scale concert events. Two of them are dedicated to memorable dates in Russian history and culture.
On June 6 is the birthday of Alexander Pushkin: the theatre plans to hold a concert of romance art songs Pushkiniana. Many songs have been written to the verses of the "Sun of Russian poetry" - real masterpieces of chamber vocal music. This concert will feature works by Russian melodic masters: Mikhail Glinka, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Alexander Dargomyzhsky, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Nikolai Medtner, Sergei Rachmaninov, Georgy Sviridov, and many others. Stage director Anastasia Kasatkina will combine the vocal pieces into a single musical and poetic concert performance.
On June 12, on the Day of Russia, the theatre will hold a concert dedicated to the state holiday; it’ll be held under the brand Maestro Invites and named I sing to you, my Russia! The chief conductor of the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre Anatoly Chepurnoy will take to the conductor's stand. The programme of the concert includes melodies of favourite old Russian, Soviet and modern Russian songs dedicated to our country and its people.
At the end of the 43rd theatrical season and the Stars Parade Festival, the Stravinsky. Velikanov. Lande concert will take place on May 20. It will be a large-scale event consisting of three parts, each of which will be organized by one of the conductors who have proved themselves as outstanding musicians during the season and won recognition of the audience. The concert programmes of Marius Stravinsky and Ivan Velikanov will include the conductors’ favourite opera hits; Vladimir Lande will conclude the concert with melodies from musicals and operettas.
The repertoire of the last month of the 43rd season also includes all-time operas (Pagliacci, Eugene Onegin), ballets (Juno and Avos, Swan Lake, The Hussar Ballad, Giselle, The Leningrad Symphony) and performances for kids (The New Adventures of Buratino, the premiere of Vovka in the Land of Undone Homework).