01 december 2021 The Romantic Ballet "Giselle" Again On The Burgas Stage

The first event in the program for December of the State Opera - Burgas is the ballet classic "Giselle" to the music of Adolf Adam, considered one of the most romantic ballets, will once again present on the Burgas stage a new reading of the beautiful love story - staging and directed by Galina Kalcheva, who is also a tutor of the ballet troupe of the State Opera - Burgas. The performance is on December 3, Friday, at 7 pm in the hall of the Burgas Opera. The long-awaited premiere on April 24 this year in the hall of the Burgas Opera of Giselle was an event for fans of fine ballet. theater - in the program of the Burgas Musical Festival "Emil Chakarov" 2021 "Giselle" has completely new decor and costumes, impressive with a romantic scope, a sense of detail typical of the era and the messages of the work.
The choreography of the two-act ballet "Giselle" is by Jean Coralli, Jules Perrault, and Marius Petipa / edited by Leonid Lavrovsky /. The set designer is the renowned Bulgarian master of scenography Ivan Tokadjiev, Anna-Maria Tokadjieva is an artist of exquisite costumes, consistent with the style of the production, the assistant director is Peter Tiholov.
The character of the gentle innocent girl Giselle, who has a tragic fate, but through the power of her love manages to save her beloved, even from the destructive world of shadows, will be presented by the young soloist of the ballet troupe Polina Ivanova. She made a brilliant debut in the role of July 14 on the stage of the Summer Theater - Burgas. In the premiere performance and in the second performance Polina Ivanova was in the image of the queen of the jeep Mirta, and in the roles of Giselle and Albert were Ivanina Ivanova and Emil Yordanov. On Friday, the prime minister-ballet dancer Daniel Tichkov appears on the Burgas stage as Albert - a prince disguised as an ordinary country boy. He also debuted in the role with great success at the Giselle show in July. Prima ballerina Ivanina Ivanova enters the image of Mirta, the leader of the jeeps. According to Slavic legends, the villi are fairy creatures - spirits of girls who left earthly life before settling down. The young incorruptible creatures did not find peace in the grave, because during their lifetime they did not satisfy their desire to dance. So they come out of their graves at night, gather in groups along the main roads, and wait for passers-by, dragging them into constant dancing until they fall dead from exhaustion. The image of the forester Hans, hopelessly in love with Giselle, but without the beautiful girl sharing his feelings, will be presented by the soloist of the ballet troupe Teodor Tsakov.
The role of Bathilda is played by Anelia Ivanova, as the Duke will be represented by Svetlan Nikolov, Berta will be Sofia Lovdzhieva, Wilfred - Stefan Tipikov. The attractive dynamic Pa de deux in the first act will be presented by Natalie Ivanova and Kiril Filipov. Yana Berduta, Daniela Turtumanova-Stoyanova, Laya Ramon, Iva Ovcharova, Sabina Koseva, Raya Chakarova will also appear on the beautifully decorated stage on Friday. Soloists and an ensemble of the ballet ensemble of the State Opera - Burgas also take part in the large-scale performance, each of them - an integral part of the overall extravaganza and emotional suggestion of the romantic work. Students from NUMSI “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov ”- Burgas, Kapka Children's Ballet Theater, and dancers from the Strandzha Folklore Ensemble.
"Giselle is the most romantic ballet of the masterpieces of the classical heritage. It was created by the exceptional masters Jules Perrot, Jacques Coralli, and later - Marius Petipa / as well as various editions, the most successful of which is by Leonid Lavrovsky /. The performance is a pearl for every ballet troupe. We dedicated the premiere of "Giselle" to the ballet troupe of the State Opera - Burgas to all artists who nowadays find it very difficult to maintain their form. The artist needs his audience to feel like an "Artist", says Galina Kalcheva, director of "Giselle", about her production child.
Here is what Polina Ivanova shares about her role as Giselle:
Despite all the obstacles before the premiere of "Giselle", I am extremely happy that we managed to prepare this beautiful show with the help of the whole team. Each of us gave his best and put all his heart into making it really happen. magic on stage and I think we succeeded. I wish good luck to all my colleagues! "
Tickets for "Giselle" can be found at the box office of the Opera, at the box office "Clock" / in front of the hotel "Bulgaria" /, as well as in the networks of Grabo and Eventim.
According to the requirements of ORDER RD-01-856 / 19.10.2021 of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Bulgaria, the concert will take place under the conditions specified in the Order.