The Novosibirsk Opera theatre will present the premiere of the ballet «Coppelia»

© RIA Novosti / Pavel Coomarawamy theatre in Novosibirsk. Archival photoThe Novosibirsk Opera theatre will present the premiere of the ballet «Coppelia»© RIA Novosti / Pavel Komarov

Novosibirsk state theatre of Opera and ballet (NOVAT) 22 and 23 September will present the premiere of a ballet to Leo Delibes ‘ «Coppelia», staged by the famous choreographer Mikhail Messerer, said the theater.

«In the most anticipated ballet premiere of the 74th season of the classic choreography to coexist with modern high-tech stage solution proposed by Vyacheslav Okunev and Director of multimedia Gleb Filshtinsky», — stated in the message.

The institution noted that «Coppelia» will complement the repertoire of the theatre, addressed to the youngest spectators. Age limit ballet — 0+.

The plot of the ballet goes back to the story by Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann’s «the Sandman» about a young man who fell in love with a mechanical doll created by a master craftsman with Him. Choreographer Arthur Saint-léon and Charles Nuitter when writing the libretto «Coppelia» reinterpreted dark goffmanesque history and created an elegant Comedy about the quarrel and reconciliation of the lovers. Since the establishment almost 150 years – «Coppelia» remains one of the most beloved and popular of classical ballets.

«In classical ballet literature there are only a few comedic ballets, and the most important among them is «Coppelia». Today, audiences all over the world require classical ballet performances with complex digital technology with ballerinas and virtuosic men’s dance – that is what abounds in this cheerful ballet» — are words in the message Messerer.

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