26 october 2022 The Ballet "Little Red Riding Hood" Premieres On Saturday
On Saturday, October 29, at 11 a.m. in the hall of the State Opera - Burgas, the youngest friends of the musical and performing arts, accompanied by their parents or relatives, to whom one of the most popular children's tales - "Little Red Riding Hood", also was a favorite, to prepare for an enchanting spectacle with stunning visual elements and a wonderful ballet adaptation of the fairy tale by Charles Perrault and the Brothers Grimm /respectively recreated in France and Germany/.
The artists from the ballet troupe of the Burgas Opera are rehearsing hard for the birth of the new children's title. The great desire and dedication to the creative process of the novice - Maria Tabakova, whose work is the ballet adaptation, choreography and direction of the upcoming premiere performance, the assistant directors - Lina Peeva and Petar Tikholov, as well as the specialists from the technical services who prepare a staging at the highest visual level. Costume designer is Natalie Markova, multimedia – Krasimir Marchev.
The sets of the new ballet performance are fabulous, the costumes and props have modernized elements and bring pleasant playful surprises. Everyone who is directly or indirectly involved in the adventure is charged with mood and creative energy.
The well-known fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood, the Wolf, the Grandmother, the Huntsman is told in an innovative way and contains the obligatory lesson for every fairy tale. In the plot of the premiere ballet performance, there are intertwined humorous elements, combined with the dynamics of the action and alternating beautiful musical motifs, guaranteeing excitement and aesthetic pleasure.
The following are preparing for the roles in the premiere performance on Saturday: Little Red Riding Hood - Daniela Turtumanova-Stoyanova and Iva Ovcharova, Wolf - Daniel Tichkov, premier ballet dancer, Hunter - Kiril Filipov, Mother - Emona Georgieva and Elena Georgieva, Grandmother - Maria Gabarova, Narrator - Branimir Nedkov and Yordan Hristozov.
This is what Maria Tabakova, who, in addition to being a director, is also the chairman of the Tourism Commission in the Municipal Council of Burgas, tells - with undisguised and understandable excitement - before the premiere:
"The popular fairy tale comes to life on the stage of the State Opera House - Burgas in the form of a ballet performance! The production is an interesting proposal for both young and older viewers. It is an extreme pleasure for me to have the opportunity to perform this production on the stage of the Burgas Opera. The team I work with is very adaptable to new things. My work with the artists is quite calm and consistent. I am grateful for the invitation I received from Mr. Alexander Tekeliev! The different thing about this ballet performance is that it will there is a narrator "Charles Perrault" - he will be reincarnated by Branimir Nedkov Branimir Nedkov. The story line will follow the original fairy tale. There will be many humorous moments in this ballet, which I hope will entertain the little audience. I have tried to add light educational nature of the production. So that every child can learn a lesson - "Good must always win". The innovative part of the show is the sets, which are completely involved multimedia themes. This immerses the viewer in a truly fairytale environment. The musical arrangement includes fragments of works by: Gershwin, Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Grieg, Khachaturian and children's cartoons, which I think will convey additional goodness and excitement to emphasize the beauty of the tale."
With the premiere performance on Saturday, let us, the adults, also remember the carefree time of childhood, subject to fairy tales, with all the adventures experienced and not experienced, together with the youngest who need fairy tales with an instructive ending, presented in a professional and entertaining way way. And the new children's production of the State Opera - Burgas promises to be a hit - come on Saturday and you will find out why!