14 august 2020 Brilliant Debut of Ivanina Ivanova On The Mehmedov's Celebration
On Tuesday evening / August 13 / the Summer Theater in Burgas was subordinated to the stage ballet magic - with the "ballet of ballets" "Swan Lake" to the immortal music of PI Tchaikovsky, which was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Prof. Hikmet Mehmedov. The long-time choreographer of the State Opera - Burgas received the award for special merits of the Municipality of Burgas "The Key from the Tower", which was presented by the Deputy Mayor for "Culture, Tourism, and Sports" Diana Savateva. She also read a congratulatory address on behalf of the Mayor of Burgas Dimitar Nikolov.
The young prima ballerina Ivanina Ivanova made a breathtaking debut, who managed to breathe life and emotional strength into the two diametrically opposed images - of Odette / Odilia / White and Black Swan /. Her innate elegance was enhanced by the tangible charge of the work invested in the creative process, to which she dedicated her personal and professional development. Expert, mature, supporting the flight of the young debutante, the partner ballet dancer Emil Yordanov, in the role of Prince Siegfried. Teodor Tsakov made an impressive debut - incarnating in the image of the evil wizard Rothbart. Amazingly, super-dynamic and influential was Daniel Tichkov, in the role of the Jester. The whole ballet ensemble of the State Opera - Burgas pours its energy charge into a beautiful fairy tale with a bright end, in which the Good shines, giving life and Strength to Love. The stage pearl was dedicated to the creator of the considered best performance of "Swan Lake" on the Bulgarian stage - Prof. Hikmet Mehmedov.
The tutor of the ballet ensemble Galina Kalcheva, together with the artists on the stage, had prepared a special surprise for the famous professor - they paid their respects to him, worshiping his contribution to the high level of ballet art in our seaside town.
A congratulatory address was read on behalf of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alexander Tekeliev, Director of the State Opera - Burgas. Flowers and congratulatory addresses were presented by the Mayor of Burgas Mr. Dimitar Nikolov, the Chairman of the Municipal Council Prof. Sevdalina Turmanova, the Consul General of the Republic of Turkey Mrs. Selen Guzel, the Mayor of Kardzhali Mr. Hassan Azis, the prima ballerina Krassimira Koldamova, from the State Opera - Burgas, the Sofia Opera, and Ballet, the State Opera - Ruse and others. The host of the anniversary evening was Darina Zapryanova, who was stylish and convincing, completely in sync with the high overall level of the cultural holiday.
The event was the penultimate of the Burgas Musical Festival "Emil Chakarov", and the large audience at the Summer Theater had the chance to attend a real cultural holiday.
Appreciation for the professionalism and stage grand of all artists, created splendor of emotions, colors, DYNAMICS, AND BEAUTY, under the guidance of Galina KALCHEVA who invest not limited perfectionism, but also the hearts in their work!
Photos and video: State Opera - Burgas