Sofia Opera Ballet Season 2012

The new season of Sofia Opera Ballet, successfully started on September 13, 2012 on the stage of the Ancient Theatre in Plovdiv, continues with a premiere. The 2012-2013 Season presents the ballet performanceBayaderka, which is set for the fist time in Bulgaria. Also until the end of 2012, there are several other intriguing events, which the talented ballet dancers from Sofia Opera and Ballet Theatre will offer to the audience in Sofia.

Sofia Opera Ballet (September-December, 2012 )

ZORBA THE GREEK
Ballet by Mikis Theodorakis

October 30, November 10, 2012, 7 p.m.

Choreography, direction and libretto Lorca Massine
Based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis
Cast: Rosen Kanev, Nikola Hadzitanev, Sara-Nora Krasteva, Kiril Ivanov, Maria Ilieva
Soloists and ensemble of the ballet of the Sofia Opera and Ballet

LA BAYADÈRE
Ballet by Ludwig Minkus

19, 20, 26 October, 2012, 7 p.m.
21 October, 2012, 4 p.m.

Choreography Marius Petipa
Director Pavel Stalinski

Cast: Sara-Nora Krasteva, Marta Petkova,
Vesa Tonova, Darina Bedeva-Kaneva, Katerina Petrova,
Nikola Hadzitanev, Rosen Kanev, Trifon Mitev, Kiril Ivanov, Alexandar Alexandrov, Tsetso Ivanov, Emil Yordanov,

Soloists and ensemble of the ballet
and Orchestra of the Sofia Opera and Ballet

Conductor Grigor Palikarov

Scenography Boryan Belchev

GISELLE
Ballet by Adolphe Adam

9 November,  2012, 7 p.m.

Choreography by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrot, Marius Petipa
Choreographic version by Leonid Lavrovsky

Cast: Vesa Tonova, Trifon Mitev, Darina Bedeva, Elenko Ivanov, Ivanka Kasabova and others

Soloists  and Ballet ensemble of the Sofia National Opera and Ballet

Direction Petar Lukanov

Scenography Radostin Chomakov
Costume Designer Tsvetanka Petkova-Stoynova

SWAN LAKE
Ballet by Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky

16, November, 2012, 7 p.m.
18 November, 2012, 4 p.m.

Cast: Marta Petkova, Nikola Hadzitanev, Doychin Dochev, Aleksandar Aleksandrov, Boryana Petrova, Kristina Chochanova and others
Soloists and Ballet ensemble of the Sofia National Opera and Ballet
Choreography and Direction Oleg Danovski
Scenography Ivan Savov
Assistant Ballet Masters Gabriela Danovska, Hikmet Mehmedov

THE NUTCRACKER

Ballet by Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky

21, 22 December, 2012, 7 p.m.
23 December, 2012,  4 p.m.
26 December, 2012, 7 p.m.

 

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