25 november 2020 Sisters Polina and Ivanina Ivanovi Shine in "Sleeping Beauty" Polina Ivanova debuted in the role of Princess Aurora, Ivanina Ivanova - as the Fairy Lilac

Burgas spectators will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the fairytale world of "Sleeping Beauty" on Thursday, October 26, from 19:00, at the Opera Hall. After the postponement of the performance, due to the injury of a ballet dancer during the dress rehearsal in October / just before the performance, scheduled for October 15 this year /, the ballet extravaganza to the music of PI Tchaikovsky will perform with beauty , elegance, royal finesse and vitality Burgas Opera tomorrow.
"Sleeping Beauty" is large-scale, ambitious and impressive - as a production, creative performance and aesthetic vision, a ballet project that reveals the world of an enchanted princess, good fairies, an evil sorceress with a heavy fate, a prince with a noble heart and bold impulses, magic, a beautiful rainbow of colors, movements, emotions and exquisite details, sculpting a fairytale reality, which for at least two hours to give the audience a breath of serenity, tranquility and charge with more faith that difficult days are numbered and better times await us.
The ballet "Sleeping Beauty" is based on the plot of the eponymous tale by Charles Perrault, on which Tchaikovsky has created a real musical and stage masterpiece. The Sleeping Beauty premiered at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg in 1890. From its inception until today, it continues to be considered a classic in the repertoire of world theaters. "Sleeping Beauty" is the longest ballet of the genius Russian composer - its duration in the original is about four hours. It is almost always abbreviated. In the interpretation of Prof. Hikmet Mehmedov, the final quadrille is preserved, in which the characters from Pero's fairy tales dance - The Cat in Boots, Thumb, Little Red Riding Hood and others.
The choreography of "Sleeping Beauty" is based on Marius Petipa and Prof. Hikmet Mehmedov. The production and directing work of Professor Mehmedov is impressive with artistic perfectionism and creative scope, transporting the audience into a fairytale dimension, where aesthetics and a sense of balance rule. The sets, in accordance with the requirements of a similar scale of the unfolding of the action, are by the set designer Ivan Tokadjiev, whose style is often defined as close to that of Salvador Dali. The costume designer is the costume designer Tsvetanka Petkova-Stoynova, who received the award of the Association of Choreographers for her creative work in "Sleeping Beauty". The number of costumes in the production exceeds eighty, as the ballet dancers change their outfits during the action. They are made entirely by hand, and the women's dresses are embroidered with thousands of Swarovski crystals, each of them glued by hand to obtain the exquisite overall look of the fabulous stage costumes. Tutor of the ballet troupe of the State Opera - Burgas - Galina Kalcheva, who at the premiere, which took place on May 4, 2017, was on stage - in the role of Fairy Lilac.
Bright and colorful are all the images that make up the beautiful fairy-tale reality on the stage in "Sleeping Beauty". Polina Ivanova will make her expected debut as Princess Aurora. She enters the image of Princess Aurora, who is enchanted by the evil fairy and falls into a deep sleep for many years, until she is freed from the ordeal of Prince Desiree / Frederico Pinto, Prime Minister-Soloist of the State Opera - Stara Zagora / makes her debut. Polina Ivanova's sister Ivanina Ivanova has a debut expected as an audience as Fairy Lilac, whose brilliant debut in the roles of Odette / Odilia in Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" in August at the Summer Theater will be remembered for a long time.
Svetlana Nikolov will see the Burgas audience as King Florestan, Lora Pehlivanova will appear on the Burgas stage as the Queen. Daniel Tichkov will be in the image of the master of ceremonies Katalabyut. As Carabos, the fairy who, through a spell, sends Princess Aurora into the bosom of an unforgettable dream, debuts Yana Berduta. The gentle enchanting fairytale presence on the stage is also provided by: The Fairy of Tenderness - Patricia Suarez, the Fairy of Fertility - Iva Ovcharova / will be seen as Little Red Riding Hood in the Fairytale Procession /, Fairy of Generosity - Daniela Turtumanova, who will incarnate as Kotara in boots - also in the fairytale procession, the Fairy of Carelessness - Natalie Ivanova, Fairy of Courage and Princess Florina - Adriana-Maria Manasieva.
The male presence in the plot, full of magic, is no less colorful: Teodor Tsakov is the role of the Blue Bird. The White Cat - Francesco Borriello / guest soloist from the Stara Zagora Opera /, as the Scary Wolf on the stage comes Ognyan Ivanov. in the ensemble of Four Knights we will see Teodor Tsakov, Ognyan Ivanova Stefan Tipikov, Franceso Borriello. In the lavish stage tale, told through the means of ballet art, the artists from the ballet ensemble of the State Opera - Burgas also appear on the stage.
The director of the State Opera - Burgas, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alexander Tekeliev emphasizes that "in those days people were thirsty for the fabulous fantasies of aristocratic classicism."
In the production of the State Opera - Burgas you will see a magical vision, which, like a crystal ball, in which snowflakes swim, like those from childhood, fairy-tale images will alternate, in a wonderful and enchanting dance, as a "pill of kindness and beauty" in a period when fairy-tale realities are too far from our pragmatic workday.


For the soloist Polina Ivanova, who debuted in the role of Princess Aurora:

Polina Ivanova began her education at NBU "Mihail Lakatnik" - Burgas.
In the 5th grade he entered NUMSI "Prof. Pancho Vladigerov ”with a degree in“ classical dance ”, where he completed his secondary education with a teacher - Nedko Georgiev. He is currently a student at the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts - Plovdiv (AMTII). She has toured in the Netherlands.
Anastas Petrov International Competition 2014, Dobrich - special award for artistry of the Nina Kiradzhieva Foundation;
MC "Anastas Petrov" 2015 Dobrich - Scholarship for participation in the International Summer Ballet Academy Varna 2016;
MC "Sicily Baroque" Modica, Italy - 3rd prize, special prize Martina Civelo;
MC "Sun, friendship, peace", Obzor - winner 1st degree - classical dance, winner 1st degree - characteristic dance
National Chamber Dance Festival 2016 - Haskovo - 1st place - classical dance, 2nd place - contemporary dance;
National competition "Bulgaria dances" 2016 Dimitrovgrad - 2nd place - classical dance, 1st place - contemporary dance;
National Chamber Dance Festival 2017 - Haskovo - 1st place - classical dance, 2nd place - contemporary dance;
International competition MC "Roses of Kazakhstan" 2017, Astana, Kazakhstan - Grand contemporary dance, 1st place - classical dance, 1st place - contemporary dance duet, 1st place - contemporary dance - trio;
MC "Roses of Obzor" 16-30. 07.2018, Obzor - laureate 1 degree - classical dance, laureate 1 degree - contemporary dance - trio;
MC "Roses of Obzor" 13-27. 08.2018, Obzor - winner 1 degree - classical dance;
Chamber Dance Festival 2018 - Haskovo - 1st place - classical dance, 2nd place - contemporary dance;
MC "Roses of Russia" 2018, St. Petersburg, Russia - winner 1st degree classical dance, winner 1st degree - contemporary dance, winner 1st degree contemporary dance trio, winner 2nd degree - contemporary dance - duet
Virtual competition "Flying Stage" - Grand Prix - classical dance
IBC Sicilia 2019 - 1st prize
MK "Anastas Petrov" 2019 - 3rd prize
Participates in the productions of the State Opera - Burgas: "Sleeping Beauty", "Bayaderka", "Swan Lake", "Cinderella", "The Hazelnut Crusher", "Aida", "Ball in Savoy", "Kiss me, Kate!".
He has been involved in rhythmic gymnastics since the age of four. Until 2017 he is part of the national team. She has taken part in many international and national competitions and the European Championship for girls in 2016.