Kiev national academic theater of opera and ballet
1. Kiev National Academic Theater of Opera and BalletKIEV NATIONAL
ACADEMIC THEATER OF
OPERA AND BALLET
Victor Schroeter at the intersection of two busy roads in 1901.
At that time there was the largest opera stage in tsarist Russia.
The diminutions were like that - the width of stage was 34,3
m, the depth of stage was 17,2 m, the height of stage was 22,7
m. The theater was equipped with the latest technology of that
time. There was no need for any renovation for 80 years
4. The General Manager and Art Director of the theatre Petr CHUPRINAT H E G E N E R A L M A N AG E R A N D A R T
D I R E C T O R O F T H E T H E AT R E
General Manager and Art Director of the theatre, People`s
Artist of Ukraine, corresponding member of the Art Academy
of Ukraine Petr CHUPRINA says. — The National Opera of
Ukraine… This world-known opera and ballet theatre is the
pride of Ukrainian musical culture. It is the temple, where
reverent ritual of true and genuine art is carried out, where
hearts and souls of artists and spectators join in one united
impulse. The great magic of dance and music brings us all to
the world of loft matters, gives us joy of harmony and spiritual
growth, which cannot be compared to anything else.
Ballet Theatre named after Taras
Shevchenko owns ballet and opera
troupes, as well as a symphonic
orchestra. Its artistic reputation has been
invariably high for several decades. The
theatre successfully goes on tours to
different countries. More than fifty
operas and ballets are included in the
Chandeliers in the
Repertoire of the theatre includes creations of Lysenko, Chaikovskiy,
Borodin, Verdi, Puccini, Adan, Leonсavallo, Rimskiy — Korsakov,
Mussorgsky and many other world-known composers. Such artists as
Maria Litvinenko-Volgemut, Ivan Patorzhynskiy, Mikhailo Gryshko,
Dmitriy Gnatyuk, Yevgenia Miroshnichenko, Anatoliy Solovyanenko,
Viktoria Lukyanets, Galina Tuftina, Anatoliy Mokrenko, Elena Potapova,
Valeriy Kovtun performed on the stage of Kiev Opera and Ballet Theatre
at different periods of the 20th century.
different drama festivals are the best proof of it. The troupe goes on tours
very often, so theatergoers of Spain, Italy, Poland, Hungary, the USA.
There are works of Ukrainian composers among them: operas
“Honor” by Zhukovskiy (1946), “Bogdan Khmelnitskiy” by Dankevich
(1951); ballets “Forest Song” by Skorulskiy (1946), Russian and
Ukrainian classic — “Ivan Susanin” by Glinka (1948, the State Award
of the USSR in 1949), ballets of composers of the Soviet republics —
“Gayane” by Khachaturyan (1947), “Cinderella” (1949), “Romeo and
Juliet” by Prokofyev (1955), “Youth” by Chulaka (1950), “Under the sky
of Italy” by Yurovskiy (1952).
The most famous opera it is « Taras Bulba» by Lusenko
buildings of neo Renaissance constructions of
Kiev architectural suite, combining sounding of
many epochs and centuries — from goldendomed temples of Kievan Rus to the rhythm of
modern buildings of the beginning of the 20th
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