26 april 2021 Beauty, Finness and Professionalism Аt The Premiere Of "Giselle" Stunning sets, magnificent scenography, costumes, directing and performance on the stage of the Burgas Opera
The words, the shots, the emotions, the colors - are not enough to recreate the finished beauty of the premiere of the ballet "Giselle" to the music of Adolf Adam on Saturday night, April 24 in the hall of the Burgas Opera!
In a single breath - admiration for Art, professionalism, and dedication to the cause, the artists were merged, each of which was an integral part of the fairy tale, told through music, gestures, graceful movements, combining perfect drawing and emotional underpinning.
Magnificent staging and directing by Galina Kalcheva, who led to the final chords and bows of "Giselle" the troupe of the ballet troupe at the State Opera - Burgas throughout the long and complex process of building the production, making the details and crystallizing the overall look of the show, who after a year of postponement, for objective reasons, finally lived his stage life.
Beautiful, radiating class, spontaneity, artistry, finesse, and spirituality, were the soloists: endowed with unadulterated beauty, naturalness, innocence, and at the same time - inner strength, Ivanina Ivanova, who made a memorable debut in the role of Giselle, Emil Yordanov, in the role of Albert - stable, charismatic, magnetic, Polina Ivanova - traditionally shining on the stage, influential and respectful, like the queen of the jeep Mirta, Teodor Tsakov - also a very strong debut, as the repulsed boy in love Hans, who lost his life in the name of love and unshared ... Galina Kalcheva, who is the director and director of "Giselle", appeared on the stage in the role of Bathilda, and Svetlana Nikolov saw the Duke. Wilfred was Stefan Tipikov, Berta - Dobrina Bakhova. The large-scale premiere performance also included: Daniel Tichkov / who performed a pas de deux with Polina Ivanova, the young soloist had other brilliant solo performances in the first act /, Yana Berduta, Daniela Turtumanova, Anelia Ivanova, Natalie Ivanova, Iva Ovcharova Soares, Maria Gabarova, Ivana Fialkovska, Sabina Koseva, Raya Chakarova, Bianca-Helen Giovanelli, Eleonora Miteva, Nikol Marenova, Elizabeth Dimova, Elena Georgieva, Natalie Georgieva, Tsvetozara Lozeva, Gergana Georgieva, Teddy Dimitrova and others. Each of the artists on stage was an integral part of the overall emotional impact of "Giselle", which is considered one of the most romantic works in ballet.
The admiration of the audience - which arose spontaneously both during the performance and at the end of the premiere night - relentless and reflecting the undoubted success of the production in the reactions of those present, filled the hall with a permissible capacity of 50%, deserved all artists - soloists, ensemble, alumni. Students from the National School of Music and Performing Arts Prof. Pancho Vladigerov, children's Ballet Theater "Kapka" and PFA "Strandzha"! Each of the ballet ensembles had merged their heartbeat into a common cardiogram - a wonderful fairy-tale reality told with feeling, precision, devotion, and love.
For the overall impression of the stage splendor of the premiere night, all the professionals who created and gave birth to the production have an undoubted role - the set designer Ivan Tokadzhiev, author of the stunning decor, the artist of gorgeous costumes - Anna-Maria Tokadzhieva, assistant director Petar Tiholov. the overall picture of the production, the wardrobes, under whose dexterous fingers the sketches of the artist came to life and acquired a complete stage look, the technical services provided precise docking of all elements of the show, the sound specialists, lighting, props, all who led to a successful finale a long creative process.
Diana Savateva, Deputy Mayor for Culture, Tourism, and Sports, and Prof. Hikmet Mehmedov, as well as journalists from the Burgas media, were spotted in the audience.
At the end of the successful premiere, flowers were presented by the mayor of Burgas Dimitar Nikolov, the administrative director of the Burgas Opera - Svetlana Krasteva, the State Puppet Theater - Burgas, Helikon bookstores, Marina Zmeeva.
The soloists and the director Galina Kalcheva were honored with flowers on behalf of the State Opera - Burgas.
For fans of ballet, the extravaganza of "Giselle" will be recreated again on the stage of the Opera on May 18.
Photos and video: State Opera - Burgas
Fragments from the premiere