In Moscow will take place the premiere of the ice musical «Ruslan and Lyudmila»

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in fotobounce sports arena DS Megasport. Archival photoIn Moscow will take place the premiere of the ice musical «Ruslan and Lyudmila»© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

The premiere of the musical on ice «Ruslan and Lyudmila» will be held on Saturday in DS «Megasport», a large show will be attended by pop stars Filipp Kirkorov and Ani Lorak, as well as skaters of world level.

«A very long time I was searching, what to do, what no one has ever seen, said at the press conference, the producer and the Director Tatiana Navka. — At some point, just woke up and realized that the musical on ice should be «Ruslan and Lyudmila»».

«Today, we all understand how important it is for our country in the political situation in which we find ourselves. I hope that with this project we will conquer the whole world», — she added.

Navka will perform in the musical, the role of Lyudmila, and the musical part will sing Ani Lorak. In the role of Ruslana will perform five-time U.S. champion in ice dancing Peter Chernyshev, the musical part will be performed by Alexander Panayotov.

«We thought long and hard to attract pop stars or not. It all started with Philip Kirkorov: we were looking for, who will play the role of Chernomor, and when I called Philip, he’s not even waiting to hear said, «Yes,» said Navka.

The Director of the show was Alexei Sechenov, who participated in the staging of concerts of Paul McCartney in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Music written by composers Irakli Mindadze and Roman Ignatiev.

«Our project is more than a year in its creation involved about 1,5 thousand people. Our task was to immerse the viewer in the atmosphere created by Pushkin, and if we can convey to the audience the magic, we will be happy,» said Sechenov.

The project will involve skaters of world level, including Margarita Drobiazko, Povilas Vanagas, Philippe candeloro, Viktor Petrenko and many others. The show will run in DS «Megasport» until January 7, 2018.