Ukrainian soprano Tamara Kalinkina, baritone Boris Trajanov and tenor Darko Nesovski of January 1st 2017, will perform as soloists with the Ballet and Orchestra of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet at the concert titled "Russian Fairy Tale".
As the title says, this time the Macedonian Opera and Ballet on the first day of the New Year in the new Salon of MOB at 8 pm directed by Trajko Jordanovski will share and celebrate the beauty of Russian music. The gala opera and ballet concert will be led by the brilliant conductor Ivan Eminovic.
The program includes works by Glinka, Mussorgsky, Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich ..., composers who drew their inspiration from Russian folklore and tradition, whose works are among the best of Russian opera, ballet and symphonic literature.
The opera "Eugene Onegin" by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, that opened this year's "May Opera Evenings" will be performed on Wdnesday, December 28th at 8 pm at the Macedonian Opera and Ballet.All tickets at a price of 200 denars, and the revenue from the tickets will go for charity, to the Association of blind and visually impaired, for the purchase of audio books.
In 19th century Russia, a young aristocrat rejects the love of an innocent country girl. Finding her years later in Saint Petersburg, married to a prince, he realizes that she is his true love. She still loves him too, but fate has separated them forever. The gripping Pushkin story of love unfulfilled, brought to new heights by Tchaikovsky’s fiercely passionate score.
Conductor is Ivan Eminovikj, directed by Dejan Projkovski, set designer Valentin Svetozarev, costume designer Marija Pupuchevska, choreographer Olga Pango. CAST: Larina - Marika Popovikj, Tatyana - Sandra Mitrovska, Olga - Irena Kavkalevska, Filippyevna -Elena Tasevska, Lensky -Darko Neshovski, Eugene Onegin - Boris Trajanov, Prince Gremin -Igor Durlovski, Company Commander - Dime Petrov, Zaretsky - Borko Bidzovski.
Tickets can be obtained at the box office in MOB, 02/3118 451 and online at www.mob.mk.
The ballet for children “Showhite and the seven dwarfs” will be erformed at noon on December 24th and December 25th at the Macedonian opera and ballet.
The ballet for children by Bogdan Pavlovski is based on the story by the brothers Grimm, and directed and choreographed by Vitold Borkovski.
Libreto – Vitold Borkovski and Soni Petrovski. Performing are the soloists and the ballet ensemble of MOB.
Ballet spectacle "Swan Lake" performed by the State Ballet on ice of St. Petersburg will be presented to the Macedonian public. The most famous ballet masterpiece by Peter I. Tchaikovsky will be performed on the stage of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet on December 16th at 9 pm and December 17th at 11 pm.
State Ballet on ice of St. Petersburg was founded in 1967 by world renowned choreographer Konstantin Boyarsky. Boyarsky was a former soloist of the famous ballet "Mariinsky" and in his ballet career has played with Michael Barishnikov and Natalia Makarova. Musical director and co-founder of the ballet house is Leo Corkin, known Russian conductor. Over the years, in the ballet appeared graceful movements of world and European champions in figure skating, among which Olympic champions Lyudmila Belousova, Oleg Protopopov and Lyudmila Smirnova.
The performances are set by the choreographer Konstantin Rasadin, recognized Russian artist. This ballet company has first set classical ballets in classical costumes and scenery on ice installed on the theater stage. In the last 5 years this ballet production was successfully performed on the best stages in the US, Canada, the Netherlands, Germany, China, Spain, Taiwan, Estonia, Romania.
Tickets can be purchased at the at the box office at MOB and through the sales network of “Kupikartizase”.
After a long break on Saturday, December 10th at 8 pm at the Macedonian Opera and Ballet one of the leading bel canto opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" by Gaetano Donizetti will be performed. In the title role we will have the opportunity to listen to Ana Durlovski. The role of Lucia is considered the peak of socalled coloratura singing. Ana Durlovski, winner of the European "Oscar" from German-speaking countries, for superb interpretation, performs at prestigious opera stages around the world like the famous "Metropolitan" Opera in New York, the Vienna State Opera, Milan's La Scala and many other venues.
Performing will be also Marjan Jovanovski, Zoran Sotirov, Marjan Nikolovski, Aleksandar Stefanovski (currently living and working in Germany), Nikolina Janevska and Jane Dunimagloski. Conductor is Gianluca Martinengi from Italy, chief conductor of the Macedonian Opera and Ballet for the current season.
In this fascinating psychological opera Lucia loses her sanity, kills her groom and finally succumbs to madness in one of the most tragic and dramatic music scenes of the opera.
Online tickets sale on www.mob.mk