At the Bolshoi theatre will show the ballet Khachaturian «Gayane»

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya fotobanka in the square at the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow. Archival photoAt the Bolshoi theatre will show the ballet Khachaturian «Gayane»© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya the image Bank

The ballet of Aram Khachaturian «Gayane» show on Tuesday at the historic Bolshoi theatre in Moscow after a break of almost 60 years, it will represent the Armenian national academic theatre of Opera and ballet after A. Spendiarian.

«This story arose from the request of the Armenian Embassy to show at the Bolshoi theatre the performance of our colleagues, friends from Yerevan. We had long agreed about the possible options, and agreed with pleasure. Whenever there is any possibility of the arrival of our friends, colleagues, those we know and love, we respond. The Bolshoi theatre will try to do everything that the tour was a success» — said Monday the General Director of the Bolshoi Vladimir urin at the press conference devoted to the showing.

The Ambassador of Armenia in Russia Vartan Toganyan recalled that the last time the ballet was seen at the Bolshoi theater 57 years ago in February 1961.

«When we were thinking how in Moscow to celebrate the 100th anniversary of our Republic, unanimously came to the conclusion that it must be associated with the name of our great compatriot Aram Ilyich. In addition, this year the 115th anniversary of Khachaturian. Our colleagues have agreed to come,» he said, Toganyan.

Conductor, artistic Director of the National academic Opera and ballet theatre of Armenia after A. Spendiaryan Constantine Orbelian added that along with ballet Muscovites will be able to see the bright, colorful sets and costumes reconstructed from sketches of famous artist Minas Avetisyan.

«For us it is a great joy and honor. The whole country looks at it: we returned to the scene of the great Bolshoi theatre. In Armenia now there are completely new makeover, the most interesting change. And it inspires for new victories and new achievements «, — he said.

According to Orbelyan, an Armenian Opera and ballet theatre is booming, scheduled many premieres and new productions.

«Next year we’re doing a new production of the Opera «Anush». And maybe we’ll bring it here, to Moscow, a year. She here was never found. Will be interesting,» he said.

The ballet «Gayane» is one of the best performances of Opera and ballet of Armenia, created in 1974, dancer, choreographer, people’s artist Vilene Galstyan, who was also the author of the libretto. The rich Arsenal of classical dance blends with the characteristic features of Armenian national dance.

Galstyan said at a press conference that production over the years has not changed. «It was 40 years ago, so it goes,» he said.

In the play, which will be held July 24 at the Bolshoi, will take part Symphonic orchestra of the National Opera and ballet theatre, under the baton of Constantine Orbelian and Atanes Arakelyan, ballet group of the theater. Leading soloists Ruben Muradyan, Syuzanna Pirumyan, Mary Hovhannisyan, Vahagn Margaryan Razmik Marukyan.

«I’m sure the audience will enjoy not only the music of Aram Khachaturian, but also choreography by Vilen Galstyan, and our beautiful, talented dancers,» said the performer of the role of Armen Ruben Muradyan.

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