Perm Opera in the new season will present seven premieres

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Principality in fotobounce the Perm Opera and ballet theatre and the river Kama. Archival photoPerm Opera in the new season will present seven premieres© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Principality the image Bank

The Perm Opera and ballet in the new season will present seven premieres, and will open the season on August 30 with an updated version of «Swan lake», told RIA Novosti the representative of the press service of the theater.

«The theatrical season in the Perm Opera will open on 30 August in the updated 2015 version of the ballet «Swan lake». Total viewers this season will see seven Premier ballet and Opera. The first premiere will be held in November, it will be a children’s show-concert «the garden of the octopus in the production of Maria Litvinova and Vyacheslav Ignatov. It is for family viewing, it will be used by the expressive possibilities of the puppet, musical and dance theatres», — the interlocutor told.

According to the interlocutor of the Agency, the first ballet premiere of the season will take place in December. Spanish choreographer since 2008 head of the ballet Nuremberg, Goyo Montero will deliver the performance Asunder («parts») to the music of Wagner and Chopin. Second choreographic premiere — the ballet «the Nutcracker» by Peter Tchaikovsky’s original version of the ballet master of the Perm theatre of Alexey Miroshnichenko. In March the repertoire of the theater will be a ballet by Leonid Desyatnikov Opera staged by choreographer Alexei Ratmansky world premiere of which took place in 2014 at La Scala. Towards the end of the season, viewers will see the fourth premiere of the ballet «Scheherazade» by Rimsky-Korsakov directed by Alexey Miroshnichenko.

«No less intriguing series of Opera premieres. Directed by Benjamin Lazar and artistic Director and conductor of the ensemble Le Poème Harmonique Vincent Dumestre will present at the Perm stage his version of the Opera Phaeton by Jean-Baptiste Lully. Italian Director Romeo Castellucci will act as Director of the oratorio Arthur Honegger’s «Joan at the stake», which will open the international Diaghilev festival — 2018″, — said the representative of the press service of the Perm Opera theatre.

According to artistic Director of the theatre Teodor Currentzis, the new season will be and classic productions, and modern, and ultramodern.

«The main thing that unites them is high quality. We managed to collect all the fun and quality in different genres and directions, and we will present it to our audience», — told reporters Currentzis.