NOVATs main events of October

October 01, 2019

Dear members of the audience! This October you are invited for the performances at NOVATs Main and Second stages. October playbill includes the next part of Veronika Dzhioeva festival, audiences long time favorite performances along with new shows of the children opera project, much-loved operas and ballets featuring NOVAT stars and the new concert programme featuring famous accordion and bandoneon player Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi.

October will see the next chapter of Veronika Dzhioeva festival world opera star and an Honored Artist of Russia will perform the part of Mimi in Puccinis La Bohème, whereas Musetta will be presented by a young NOVAT opera soloist soprano Sofia Bachaeva. Puccinis grand Aida featuring Veronika Dzhioeva will close the autumn part of the festival. All festival shows are to be conducted by Evgeny Volynsky.

Leoncavallos opera Pagliacci will be presented on 9 October at NOVATs Main stage; the performance will be conducted by a well-known conductor Valentin Uryupin. That will be followed by Verdis Un Ballo In Maschera on 13 October featuring Sergey Kuzmin, soloist with the Mikhailovsky theatre.

NOVATs Second stage will host Rachmaninoffs Francesca da Rimini on 16 October. Then on 19 October, P. Tchaikovskys Eugene Onegin will see its second premiere, right on Tsarskoye Selo Lyceums birthday, which is inextricably intertwined with A. Pushkin in Russian culture. Title roles will be presented by young NOVAT opera soloists Sofia Bachaeva (Tatiana), Kirill Nifontov (Lensky) and Ekaterina Marzoeva (Olga).

Children opera project keeps on at NOVAT Second stage. To the delight of the youngest members of the audience childrens workshop NOVAT-piccolo will be launched with S. Banevichs Opera about Porridge, Milk and a Cat. This workshops performances are interactive: besides watching it, kids can sing, draw and take part in creating the scenery. We invite the parents to follow the kids and get familiar with the bright magical world of opera.

Young members of our audience are also invited to enjoy the October premier of C. Cuis Puss in Boots. Designers of NOVAT childrens operas are ready to fascinate the audience again with a true-to-life Charles Perrault fairy-tale world built on stage with picturesque scenery and richly decorated historical fantasy costumes.

Ballet playbill of October is rich and diverse, as usual. Minkus cheerful ballet Don Quixote is set on 1 October; Delibes Coppélia is set on 3 and 4 October classic ballet love story with a touch of mystery and a happy ending; romantic and captivating Le Corsaire. Back on Stage by A. Adam for matinee and evening performance on 5 October; exotic and moving La Bayadère on 10 and 11 October; Tchaikovskys magical Sleeping Beauty for matinee and evening performance on 12 October.

Edward Clugs one-act ballets Ssss and Radio and Juliet are sincere and emotional stories about finding true love. Contemporary ballet night at NOVAT is set on 8 October.

D. Jurowski is going to present a new concert program From Rome to Buenos-Aires at the Second stage on 18, 19 and 20 October. The program features Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi, an energetic and charming virtuoso musician.

Decade of senior citizens starts on 1 October in the Novosibirsk region. We remind that NOVAT has a special offer for senior citizens one may purchase a ticket with 50% discount upon presentation of a pension certificate in the day of performance, should the house have vacant seats.