St Petersburg, Mariinsky II

Yaroslavna. The Eclipse

ballet in three acts

Performers

Roles are being rehearsed by:
Yaroslavna: Nadezhda Batoeva, Daria Pavlenko, Kristina Shapran, Zlata Yalinich
Prince Igor: Roman Belyakov, Andrei Yermakov, Alexander Sergeev, Yuri Smekalov
Div: David Zaleyev, Grigory Popov, Vasily Tkachenko

Credits

Music by Boris Tishchenko
Libretto by Vladimir Varnava and Konstantin Fyodorov

Musical Director: Valery Gergiev
Conductor: Ivan Stolbov
Choreographer: Vladimir Varnava
Set and Costume Designer: Galya Solodovnikova
Lighting Designer: Igor Fomin
Video Graphics Designer: Ilya Starilov
Principal Chorus Master: Andrei Petrenko

ABOUT THE PRODUCTION

Boris Tishchenko wrote the ballet Yaroslavna in 1974 for the Maly Opera Theatre in Leningrad. The production choreographed by Oleg Vinogradov and directed by Yuri Lyubimov was one of the ballet highlights of the 1970s. The innovative masterpiece was acclaimed not only by the Soviet public and critics, but also by the guests of the prestigious Festival d'Avignon. At the core of the production lies a radically different interpretation of The Tale of Igor's Campaign from the one we have seen in the opera Prince Igor. This production features spectacular director’s work and Tishchenko’s piercing music, which has hypnotised the audience for 14 years – the number of years the production ran at the theatre. Vladimir Varnava is to bring back Tishchenko’s work with new choreography. Varnava is one of the most popular and hard-working choreographers in Russia. He has staged productions for the Creative Workshop of Young Choreographers at the Mariinsky Theatre, for Les Ballets de Monte Carlo, has collaborated with drama directors and worked on his own projects. All Varnava’s work can be distinguished by its unique movement language and director’s vision, which never fails to impress the public and the professionals.


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