In March 2023, the artists of the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre will once again present their new interpretations of the roles in well-known performances.
Principal dancer of the Bolshoi Theatre Igor Pugachiov will make his debut as Diavolino in Cesare Pugni's ballet Catarina ou la Fille du Bandit on March 4. In an interview, Igor Pugachiov noted that he preferred rather passionate and charismatic characters than romantic princes. Diavolino is one of those characters.
In Daniil Frenkel's opera Without a Dowry (two premiere performances of its took place last year in November), Sergei Samusev will appear on stage for the first time as the merchant Moky Parmenych Knurov on March 11 . The singer has been working in the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre since 2021. His repertoire includes bass parts in operas by Mozart, Bellini, Rimsky-Korsakov, Verdi, Puccini, Donizetti, Tchaikovsky. During the tour of the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre at the Bolshoi Theatre in 2022, Sergei sang the role of Commendatore in Don Giovanni (he will also perform this part on the Krasnoyarsk stage on April 1 and 2). Within the Russian opera festival Slovtsov. Postscriptum in Krasnoyarsk in 2023, Sergei Samusev made his debut as the King of Egypt in Aida by Verdi and sang at the Chaliapin Gala concert.
Two debut performances will be presented to the Theatre guests in the popular rock ballet to the music of Alexei Rybnikov Juno and Avos on March 12. The leading male part - Commander Rezanov - will be performed by the principal dancer Grigory Botenkov. Anton Lysov will perform Conchita’s jealous fiancé Federico for the first time. Both young artists graduated from the Krasnoyarsk Choreography College in 2019 and joined the ballet company of the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre the same year.