Artists of the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre go on rehearsing new roles: several debut performances will be introduced to the audience in La Sylphide by Herman Severin Løvenskiold.
The night of 31 March will be very important for Anna Fedosova: for the first time, she will dance the title role in this romantic ballet. The part of the abandoned bride Effie will be the debut for two soloists - Elena Mikheecheva (March 30) and Elizaveta Volkova (March 31). The part of Nancy, Effie's girlfriend, will also be a double debut - for Yana Glukhova (March 30) and Anna Shamanova (March 31). The image of the evil sorceress Madge will, for the first time on the stage of the Krasnoyarsk Opera House, be embodied by principal dancers Egor Osokin (March 30) and Daniil Kostylev (March 31).
There will also be a lot of debutants in the spectacular crowd scenes: these are the ballet company’s artists Yekaterina Kamardina, Alina Syrovatskaya, Anna Shamanova, Yana Glukhova, Anton Lysov, Alexander Kondratiev.
It’s worth mentioning that this is Honoured Artist of Russia Ksenia Ter-Stepanova who prepared the choreography version of Løvenskiold’s La Sylphide by the legendary Danish choreographer August Bournonville (edited by Elsa-Marianne von Rosen) for the Hvorostovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre. Madame Ter-Stepanova is a St. Petersburg choreographer who worked at the Royal Danish Ballet as a teacher and choreographer; she also performed the part of Sylphide in Leningrad.