Dear members of the audience! You are invited to NOVAT for May performances and concerts. The playbill presents premiere shows of the ballet “Swan Lake”, premiere of “The Bat” operetta at the theatre’s main stage, operas for a juvenile audience, holiday concerts and a romance night.
For May holidays we invite the young theatre goers and their parents to watch the children’s opera hits: a magic, romantic tale “The Steadfast Tin Soldier” (May 25) and a frisky and colorful “Terem-teremok” (May 19). Exuberant and captivating children’s operas will familiarize the youngsters with the magic world of grand opera.
9 May, the Victory Day, the concert entitled “Wartime songs” traditionally will take place at NOVAT. The set list includes most popular battlefield and postwar songs, which have become the living memory of those tragic times, of the Soviet people’s heroic deed and the unbreakable faith in victory.
12 May, we invite the audience to celebrate NOVAT’s birthday. The festive program at Isidor Zak concert hall will be dedicated to the 74th anniversary of the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre inauguration. Premiere runs of Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” ballet are set on 14, 15 and 17 May. The new production of the ageless masterpiece is being prepared by the well-known ballet master Mikhail Messerer. Maestro is reviving the famous 1956 Bolshoi
Theatre production, which became the landmark of the Soviet ballet culture.
In mid-May the Honored Artist of Russia Veronika Dzhioeva invites the audience to her festival. The operatic gala day, which has become a good tradition, this year will take place on the main stage of NOVAT 16 to 18 May. The festival will open with the singer’s solo gala concert; its set list includes best pieces of the classical opera. The concert will feature the theatre’s symphonic orchestra under Chief conductor Dmitri Jurowski. The festival will end with Verdi’s opera “Un Ballo in Maschera”, the resplendent opera star will perform the part of Amelia.
“Die Fledermaus” operetta will open at NOVAT main stage on 28, 29 and 30 May. Vyacheslav Starodubtsev’s production, which became a success with its on-site staging at Isidor Zak hall, is moving on to the theatre’s main stage.