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26 April , 15:40

Bashkir Opera will close season with Eugene Onegin opera premiere

On July 4 and 5, the premiere of the opera "Eugene Onegin" will take place at the Bashkir Opera and Ballet Theatre. Head of the Exemplary Orchestra of the National Guard Troops RF, Honored Artist RB, Colonel Azat Shakhmukhametov Azat Shakhmukhametov, will be the musical director and conductor of the new performance. The stage director is Laysan Safargulova in her debut as an opera director. The production designer is the Honored Artist of Bashkortostan Ivan Skladchikov.

Tchaikovsky's opera "Eugene Onegin" based on the novel of the same name in verse by Pushkin was first performed on the stage of the Maly Theater in Moscow in 1879.

The work of the great Russian composer is also closely connected with the history of the Bashkir Opera and Ballet Theater - "Eugene Onegin" was among the first productions on its stage. The performance, with which Bashkir Opera will end the current season, will be the eighth stage incarnation of this opera in the history of the theatre.

The choreographer of "Eugene Onegin" will be the actress, choreographer and teacher Ramune Khodorkaite. She collaborates as a choreographer with famous theater directors. The lighting designer is Honored Worker of Culture of Russia Irina Vtornikova, repeatedly nominated for the Golden Mask Award. Choirmaster - Honored Artist of the Republic of Bashkortostan Alexander Alekseev.

Author: Leila Aralbayeva

Translated by:Tatyana Aksyutina
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