On the upcoming Saturday, April 22, the results of the 29th Golden Mask Festival will be announced. The Festival nominees, members of the jury and expert councils will gather at the atrium of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre.
The audience will know the names of the winners along with them at the same time thanks to the live broadcast that will take place in the online cinema streaming platform Okko and in the official community of the Golden Mask Festival on VK.
The ceremony and broadcast will begin at 7 p.m. Moscow time (GMT +3 hours).
Catarina ou La Fille du Bandit by Cesare Pugni - the ballet production of the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre - has been nominated in nine categories at once.
In addition to the ballet itself, the contenders for the highest theatrical award of the country are:
The Best Conductor in A Ballet Production - Ivan Velikanov;
The Best Choreography - Sergei Bobrov, Yuliana Malkhasyants;
The Best Female Part - Elena Svinko (as Catarina);
The Best Male Part - Matvey Nikishaev (as Salvator Rosa), Marcello Pelizzoni (as Diavolino);
The Best Composer in a Music Theatre - Pyotr Pospelov;
The Best Designer in a Music Theatre - Aliona Pikalova;
The Best Costume Designer in a Music Theatre - Elena Zaytseva;
The Best Lighting Designer in a Music Theatre - Ruslan Mayorov.