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Today Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre to open 79th theatrical season.
Famous names, scale productions, and triumphal performances await academic art admirers in the forthcoming season.
By Elena Bormotova: Aida will start a new season of the Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of Belarus. The performance has been dominant on the most eminent opera stages during 140 years. The premier production returned before the closing of the previous theatrical year. In a week the first premiere of the new season will take place.
(Alexander Kastiuchenko, Art Director of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of Belarus)
(Vladimir Gridiushko, General Director of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of Belarus: 'Then there will be opera performance 'Lucia di Lammermoor' written by Donizetti and directed by Panjavidze. By the way, 'The Barber of Seville' will be directed by Italian Gianluca Marciani.)
16 graduates of the classical department of the choreographic school have joined the company of the Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre this year. Now they daily receive master classes from Legend of the Soviet Ballet - Andris Liepa. It will stage two performances on our stage in November.
(Andris Liepa, Choreographer-Director of the performance 'Scheherazade', national actor of Russia)
The new season is not only new performances but also the preservation of classical traditions and academic repertoire. The full recreation of Tchaikovsky's opera Eugene Onegin is planned.
(Vladimir Gridiushko, General Director of the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of Belarus)
By the way, all tickets are electronic now. One can buy them through the Internet and print them directly at home or in 50 points of the capital or in theater cash desks. You will see empty seats on an electronic board - each has its color and price. Choose, pay and receive your ticket.
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