La Bohème. Debuts in the production of Jean-Romain Vesperini
Svetlana Lachina makes her role debut as Mimi, Anna Aglatova – as Musetta, Bekhzod Davronov is going to perform the part of Rodolfo (29.10). Andrei Potaturin make their first appearance as Marcello (28.10).
Sergey Polyakov, a soloist of Novaya opera named after E.V.Kolobov and invited guest of Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Deutsche Oper Berlin and Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania (Italy), The Latvian National Opera and Estonian National Opera, at the beginning of the season debuted also on our stage as Herman in The Queen of Spades by Tchaikovsky.
Based on the Decree from the Moscow Mayor dated 1 October, introducing additional measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Bolshoi Theatre is cancelling performances, which should have taken place on Boris Pokrovsky Chamber Stage from 5 to 28 October: Il Turco in Italia (8, 9 and 10 October), Servilia (16, 17 and 18 October), The Fair at Sorochyntsi (22, 23, 24 and 25 October), The Nose (28 October)
Bolshoi Theatre has reached its first milestone on the way to expansion within digital space. It received YouTube Silver Play Button and became the first theatre-winner in Russia. More than 450 thousands of opera, ballet and classical music fans are now subscribed to the channel from all over the world. This is 10 times more than it was at the beginning of 2020.
Festival to commemorate 180th anniversary of Pyotr Iliych Tchaikovsky will be held from September to December on all stages of the Bolshoi Theatre. Program includes four operas, five ballets and five concert programs. Jewels (11-14 November, conductor – Pavel Sorokin) and The Nutcracker (18 November, conductor – Pavel Klinichev) will continue the program.
Leading soloist Alyona Kovaleva and Principal Dancer of the Bolshoi Theatre, Artemy Belyakov, have been awarded with Léonide Massine Prize. Ceremony is held annually in Positano (Italy) and named after the famous Russian choreographer, so well-known in the West. His bright career started at the Bolshoi at the dawn of the XX Century.