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A Hero of Our Time 5 December6 December
Etudes 11 December12 December26 January26 January27 January
The Guide to the Orchestra. Le carnaval des animaux 22 December23 December17 February
The Story of Kai and Gerda 29 December29 December2 January3 January3 January4 January5 January5 January6 January7 January
Iolanta 15 January16 January17 January
The Stone Guest 19 January19 January20 January
The Cage 26 January26 January27 January
Carmen 26 February27 February


				
Антон Гришанин

Biography

Born in the city of Sverdlovsk (today Ekaterinburg). Here he graduated from the Ural State Mussorgsky Conservatoire (trumpet class; teacher Professor V. Ivukin) and continued as a post-graduate specializing in opera-symphonic conducting (teacher — Professor E. Brazhnik). He completed an additional course at Salzburg’s Mozarteum (University of Music and Dramatic Arts).

He worked as assistant to the chief conductor at the Ekaterinburg Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet. From 2003-2009, he worked at the Chelyabinsk Mikhail Glinka State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet; from 2009-2013, he was appointed music director and chief conductor at the same Theatre. Then he s conductor at Moscow’s Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre. At present time he is the Bolshoi Theatre conductor.

At the Chelyabinsk Theatre of Opera and Ballet he was a member of the production team for the following, among other, ballets: Bogdan Pavlovsky’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (2005), Giselle (2007), Valeria Besedina’s El mundo de Goyа (2007. World première, choreographer Konstantin Uralsky), the divertissement-production The Golden Age of the Russian Imperial Ballet (2008. Choreographer — Yuri Burlaka); and operas: The Queen of Spades (2006, nominated for the Golden Mask in the Best production in the genre of opera category), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (2008), Madama Butterfly (2009), Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride (2009), Emmerich Kalman’s operetta Silva (2004), Johann Strauss’ Die Fledermaus (2006), Countess Maritza(2007).

His repertoire includes over forty operas and ballets.

He conducts symphony and concert programmes. He is a permanent participant in the Irina Arkhipova presents... International Festival, and in the ballet festivals In Honour of Ekaterina Maximova and Tatiana Predeina Invites...

He has conducted the final rounds of the following international competitions: the S. N. Competition for Pianists, the M.I. Glinka Competition for Singers. Under the auspices of the Opera — New Generation project, he conducted the Gala Concert for the prize winners of the M.I.Glinka International Competition of Singers at the Big Hall of the Moscow Conservatoire (Symphony Orchestra of the Russian State Music TV and Radio Centre). He has collaborated with the following outstanding singers — Irina Arkhipova, Vladislav Pyavko, Maria Gavrilova; and ballet dancers — Svetlana Lunkina, Marina Ryzhkina, Andrei Uvarov and others.

As guest conductor he has worked with various theatres and orchestras in Russia and abroad. 

In 2008, together with other members of the production team for El mundo de Goya, he was awarded the Government of the Russian Federation prize.

He is the recipient of many prizes from the city of Chelyabinsk and the Chelyabinsk region.
General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM