02 june 2022 The premiere of "Don Quixote" o"Opens BMP "Emil Chakarov

With the premiere of the ballet performance "Don Quixote" to the music of Ludwig Minkus, directed by Galina Kalcheva, with the special participation of the prima ballerina of the Sofia Opera and Ballet Marta Petkova and the premier ballet dancer of the Sofia and Burgas Opera Emil Yordanov, the Burgas Music "Emil Chakarov" 2022 - on June 7 at 20.30 on the stage of the Summer Theater - Burgas.
Here is what Galina Kalcheva, a longtime prima ballerina of the Burgas Opera, director, and director of "Don Quixote" and tutor of the ballet ensemble, tells in the tense days before the premiere:
"The upcoming premiere title of the State Opera - Burgas" Don Quixote "is one of the brightest works in the classical ballet heritage. Created by the genius ballet master Marius Petipa in 1869 and based on the dynamic music of Ludwig Minkus, the ballet is full of virtuoso dances with Spanish temperament. The picturesque scenography of the performance is the work of the established artist Ivan Tokadjiev. The costume designer is Yana Dvoretska, an extremely talented young artist. For the role of the beautiful girl Cyprus, we have invited the prima ballerina of the Sofia Opera and Ballet Marta Petkova. Emil Yordanov, prime ballet dancer at the Sofia Opera and Ballet and the Burgas State Opera, will play her favorite Basil. I wish success to the artists with the premiere of "Don Quixote" - a show that is an honor for the repertoire of any professional troupe! "
The choreography of ‘Don Quixote’ is by Marius Petipa and Alexander Gorski, the scenography is by Ivan Tokadzhiev, the costumes are by Yana Dvoretskaya, and the assistant director is Lina Peeva. In the roles in the premiere performance on June 7, the audience at the Summer Theater of Burgas will have the pleasure to see: as Kitri - Marta Petkova / guest /, Basil - Emil Yordanov, for the role is preparing and Prime Minister ballet dancer Daniel Tichkov, who will dance in the performance of "Don Quixote" on August 15. In the image of Don Quixote will be Peter Tiholov, Sancho Panza - Yani Angelov, for the image of Espada, are preparing Theodore Tsakov and Emil Yordanov, and the premiere performance will feature Theodore Tsakov. Yana Berduta and Natalie Ivanova are rehearsing for the role of Mercedes. Friends of Kitri are Daniela Turtumanova-Stoyanova, Natalie Ivanova, Yana Berduta, Laya Ramon, Friends of Basil - Daniel Tichkov, Kiril Filipov, Stoyan Fartunov. The audience will see Daniel Dimitrov as Gamash, who has recently joined the troupe of the Burgas Opera. Emona Georgieva and Laya Ramon are preparing for the role of the Lady of the Dryads, and Sabina Koseva and Ivana Fialkovska are preparing for the image of Amur. Participants in "Gypsy Dance": Iva Ovcharova, Natalie Ivanova, Kiril Filipov, Lorenzo will be Svetlan Nikolov, Pub - Sofia Lovdzhieva. The artists from the ballet ensemble of the State Opera - Burgas and students from the ballet classes of NUMSI "Prof. Pancho Vladigerov ”- Burgas.


More about the Burgas Music Festival "Emil Chakarov" 2022 in June:


This summer the music festival "Emil Chakarov", realized by the State Opera - Burgas and the Municipality of Burgas will be held for the 15th time in a row. The program is rich and diverse this year as well, and this month, in addition to the premiere ballet title, it includes another performance of "Don Quixote" - on June 28, concert performance with parts of the famous musical "A Tale for Two" - with the star participation of Edelina Kaneva and Orlin Goranov, on June 21 - the premiere of the concert performance "Ennio Morricone - Cinema in Notes", which will feature musical masterpieces by Ennio Morricone, author of the orchestrations is Levon Manukyan, who is also a conductor of the project, the original script and the multimedia with footage from films are the work of Julia Manukyan, the soloist is the soprano Maria Tsvetkova-Madzharova.
Outside the program of the Burgas Music Festival, for the youngest fans of music and performing arts State Opera - Burgas has prepared the premiere of the children's play "The Three Pigs Pif, Puff, Poof", music by Alexander Raichev, stage adaptation and direction - Assoc. Dr. Alexander Tekeliev, scenography and costumes - Anna-Maria Tokadzhieva. The performance is on June 18 in the hall of the Burgas Opera from 11 o'clock.
During the Burgas Music Festival, the management of the Burgas Opera has planned exciting opera titles - the new production of "The Barber of Seville" by Gioachino Rossini, directed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alexander Tekeliev - on July 7 and August 24, "Turandot "By Giacomo Puccini - on July 22," Aida "by Giuseppe Verdi - on August 2," Tosca "- on August 9. For fans of ballet, art will be presented the ballet "Giselle" by Adolf Adam - on August 27. For the children there will be performances of "Pif, Puff, Poof" by Alexander Raichev - on July 15 at 6 pm, and "Max and Moritz" by Alexander Yosifov - on the same day at 8 pm. The opera gala "Kiril Manolov and friends" is on August 31st. The official closing of the festival is on September 5 at 8 pm with the premiere of the musical "My Beautiful Lady" by Frederick Lowe based on the play "Pygmalion" by George Bernard Shaw. All performances, with the exception of the premiere performance on September 5 and the children's performances, start at 20.30.

Details about the summer program of the State Opera - Burgas can be found on the official website of the Opera: https://operabourgas.com/bg/programme

Tickets - at the box office of the Opera, the box office "Clock", as well as in the networks of Grabo and Eventim.

Expect information about the events within the Burgas Music Festival "Emil Chakarov" 2022 for the months of July and August, details of concerts that will be held within the program of the State Opera - Burgas "Party on the Island" / with events of Fr. "St. Anastasia" /, as well as for the festival "Opera of the Sanctuary" in Begliktash.