The day before, the Expert Council of the Golden Mask 2018 Award announced the list of the most notable performances of the 2016-2017 season. It included the work of our theatre - the premiere of the previous season of César Cui's "The Prisoner of the Caucasus” opera.
The opera “The Prisoner of the Caucasus” by César Cui performed by the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre is called the best event of the year! That’s the decision of the contest jury of the II National Opera Award “Onegin”. The awarding ceremony was held in the Alexandrinsky Theatre in St.Petersburg.
The leading soloist of the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre Daria Ryabinko is touring the Netherlands as a member of the troupe of the Tatar Academic State Theatre named after Mussa Jalil.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution of 1917. This is one of the major events of the XX century, which had a huge impact on the development of Russia and the world. 1917 became a frontier, forever dividing the history of the country into two epochs - before and after. On November 7, a grand concert dedicated to this date will be performed at the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre.
The soloists of the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre are going to perform in Paris at the Embassy of the Russian Federation and at the Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Centre where they’ll present a new project of the theatre “Unknown Siberia: under Paris Skies”.
The opera soloist of the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre Ksenia Khovanova entered into the long list of the II Russian National Opera Award “Onegin” - 2017 in the nomination “Debut” (female) for performing Fatima in César Cui’s “The Prisoner of the Caucasus”.
On November 25 and 26, the première of one of the most exciting works in the world classics, full of fatal secrets and love passions - Giuseppe Verdi's opera “Il Trovatore” takes place in our theatre. Contemporaries of the composer called “Il Trovatore” “musical miracle” along with “Rigoletto” and “La Traviata”.
At the height of winter, when December snowstorms are raging outside, the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre will show the warmest première of the season - the vocal and choreographic performance of Hanukkah, dedicated to the Jewish Festival of Lights.
On October 21, the usual version of the Pyotr Tchaikovsky's opera "Eugene Onegin" will be performed for the last time - the one that has been shown in our theatre since 2009. At the 9th international festival "Stars Parade in the Opera” in February, the audience will see the first performance of "Onegin" staged by the chief director of the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre Neeme Kuningas.
Dmitri Hvorostovsky is considered to be the true star of the national and world opera, and with good reason. Unique vocal, stunning charisma and true devotion to music allowed him to shoot to national prominence and to gain endless love of the audience.