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Pavel Lisitsian
November, 6th, 1911 - July 6, 2004
Dmitry Khvorostovsky
October 16, 1962 - ...
Valery Gergiev
May 2, 1953 - ...
Anna Netrebko
September 18, 1971 - ...
Leonid Desyatnikov
October 16, 1955 - ...
Irina Bogacheva
March 2, 1939 - ...
Olga Borodina
July 29, 1963 - ...
Ludmila Senchina
December 13, 1950 - January 25, 2018


Articles:

Rock Opera Musical Crime and Punishment Now in Moscow
The world-famous classic novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky has been translated into a same-name musical, which incorporates opera and rock opera, as well as folk music and urban romance songs.
--06-11-2018--
Opera Boris Godunov at the Bolshoi Theatre
"Boris Godunov" was destined to become the most popular Russian opera in the West, expressing the spirit of the Russian people and their mysterious soul.
--31-08-2018--
Rock Opera Musical "The Last Test" in Moscow
"The Last Test" is Russias first ever fantasy project that blends the genres of musical and rock opera. Be the first to see a new version of the unique musical based on the famous Dragonlance Legends.
--13-05-2018--
La Traviata Opera by Giuseppe Verdi at Stanislavsky Musical Theatre
April 29, 2018, in Moscow - Tragic love story of a fallen woman. Maria Pakhar with a fascinating soft soprano performs the leading part.
--22-04-2018--
"Madame Butterfly" Opera at the Stanislavsky Musical Theatre
27 April & 24 May, 2018 in Moscow Puccinis classical lyrical opera about tragic love based on "Geisha" by D. Belasco.
--21-04-2018--
Winners of Main Theatrical Prize of Russia Awarded
Sunday, April 15, saw the ceremony of the 24th Gold Mask national theater award on the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theater.
--16-04-2018--
11th International Diaghilev's Festival Kicks Off in Perm
A unique marathon of arts, the grand scale International Diaghilev's Festival annually held in Perm since 2003, turns it into the cultural capital city of Russia.
--15-05-2017--
Theatre "Saint-Petersburg Opera" A New Take on Opera
In this chamber music theater, the audience can re-discover the masterpieces of classical and modern opera in unconventional productions by famous stage director Yuri Alexandrov.
--13-05-2017--
International Chamber Opera Festival Will be Held in St. Petersburg
From April 7 to 23 the Chamber Music Theater "St. Petersburg Opera" will be hosting the 2nd International Chamber Opera Festival.
--30-03-2017--
8th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival Kicks off in Moscow
March 27 will see the opening ceremony of the 8th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival in the Big Hall of the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory.
--25-03-2017--
"Moscow Operetta" Musical Theatre
It is one of the best Russian theaters specializing in operettas and musicals. Classical performances are found side by side with modern musical shows in its repertoire.
--17-02-2017--
Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Singing Center in Moscow
Renowned opera prima Galina Vishnevskaya founded the Opera Singing Center in Moscow in 2002.
--27-01-2017--
"New Opera" Theatre in Moscow
The New Opera Theatre is situated in the picturesque Hermitage Garden at the heart of Moscow.
--22-01-2017--
Christmas Fairy Tale at the New Stage of Mariinsky Theatre
The main event of the season 2015-2016 is the stage production of the opera extravaganza by outstanding composer Rodion Shchedrin.
--23-12-2016--
Bolshoi Theatre
The Bolshoi Theatre is one of Russia's largest and world's most significant and famous opera and ballet houses. It is a great honor to any theatrical figure to work there and invariable joy for any classical art lover to visit the Bolshoi Theatre.
--22-11-2016--
Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Musical Theater
One of the leading musical theaters of Russia, it collaborates with famous European stage directors and choreographers, holds modern dance festivals, actively experiments and looks for new forms.
--17-11-2016--
The 18th Earlymusic Festival in St. Petersburg
The 18th Earlymusic Festival of medieval music will be held in St. Petersburg from September 20 to October 8, 2015.
--13-08-2015--
Russian opera
Russian opera is on a par with Italian, German and French operas in terms of their worldwide significance. This is mainly due to the range of operas created in the second half of the 19th century and certain operas of the 20th century.
--10-01-2010--
The Best Russian Opera & Ballet Theatres
--15-03-2007--


News:

Gala Concert of World Opera Stars on the Cusp of FIFA World Cup Final
On July 14, 2018, the Bolshoi Theater of Russia is hosting an opera gala concert dedicated to the completion of the Football World Cup.
--14-07-2018--
Opera Stars Supported FIFA World Cup 2018 in Red Square
The world stars of classical music gave a concert in Moscow in honour of the Football World Cup 2018.
--19-06-2018--
Perm hoir MusicAeterna Wins Opera "Oscar"
The winners of the international Opera Awards were announced at the award ceremony in London.
--14-04-2018--
Mikhailovsky Theater Featured Age-Old History of its Opera Company
The Mikhailovsky Theater in St. Petersburg celebrated the 100th anniversary of its opera troupe with a gala concert.
--27-03-2018--
Mariinsky Theater Opened "Russian Seasons" in Italy with Opera "Iolanda"
The Mariinsky Theater's opera troupe and symphony orchestra performed in the Concert Hall of the Santa Cecilia National Academy, Rome on Thursday.
--14-01-2018--
Aida Garifullina and Valery Gergiev's Orchestra Nominated for Grammy
The opera diva from the Tatarstan Republic of RF performed the part of the Shamakhan Queen for the recording of The Golden Cockerel opera by Rimsky-Korsakov.
--29-11-2017--
Free Opera in Memory of Dmitry Khvorostovsky in Krasnoyarsk
The Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet House will give a free opera in memory of deceased Dmitry Khvorostovsky.
--27-11-2017--
International Opera Festival in Crimea
August 19 and 20 will see the international festival "Opera in Chersonese held at the museum-reserve "Chersonese Taurian" in Sevastopol.
--07-08-2017--
Operetta-Park Festival in Saint Petersburg
The rich and colourful program of the 1st Operetta-Park Festival will be held in the open air, against majestic walls of an ancient palace.
--17-06-2017--
Anna Netrebko Nominated for International Opera Awards
Famous Russian singer from St. Petersburg has been nominated for the International Opera Awards 2017.
--09-02-2017--
Mariinsky Theater to Present Mono Opera Based on Diary of Anne Frank
The premiere is timed to January 28 the Day of Remembering the Holocaust Victims.
--28-01-2017--
Queen of Spades Premiered in ommemoration of Tchaikovsky
Presently it is the only stage production of this opera by Pyotr Tchaikovsky in Moscow.
--10-11-2016--
Finalists of International ontest of Italian Opera Singers Announced in Bolshoi Theatre
This year the 20th Competizione dell'Opera is taking place in the main music theater of Russia.
--04-10-2016--
Galina Vishnevskaya International Opera Festival to be Held in Sochi
The 1st Galina Vishnevskaya International Opera Festival will take place in Sochi from September 22 to September 25.
--20-09-2016--
World Opera Festival First Time in Sochi
The 1st Galina Vishnevskaya International Opera Festival will open in the concert hall Rosa Khutor in mountainous Sochi on September 22.
--30-07-2016--
Jubilee Night Opera Concert in Moscow Metro
A concert timed to the 80th anniversary of the Moscow Metro was held at Kropotkinskaya metro station on Friday night.
--17-05-2016--
Shostakovich's Scandalous Opera is Back to Bolshoi Theater
Katerina Izmaylova - the famous opera by Dmitry Shostakovich will premiere on stage of the Bolshoi Theater again.
--18-02-2016--
International Shalyapin Opera Festival Kicks Off in Kazan
The festival program will include 14 performances and concerts featuring stars of the world and Russian opera stage.
--04-02-2016--
Opera Theater to Arrange Reality quest Behind The Scenes
On January 16 the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theater will hold a reality quest based on the ballet Spartacus.
--30-12-2015--
Christmas Fairy Tale Opera on New Stage of Mariinsky Theater
The main event of the season 2015-2016 is the world premiere of the opera Christmas Fairy Tale by the outstanding composer Rodion Shchedrin.
--15-12-2015--
Dmitry Khvorostovsky Stages Comeback
The famous opera singer Dmitry Khvorostovsky is coming back on stage after treatment from brain tumor.
--07-09-2015--
Elena Obraztsova Music Academy Opened in St. Petersburg
The International Music Academy of Elena Obraztsova has been opened in St. Petersburg, the press service of the city administration reports.
--11-08-2015--
Mariinsky Theater Closed its 232nd Season
On August 2 the Mariinsky Theater closed its 232nd season with two masterpieces by Pyotr Tchaikovsky: opera The Nutcracker and ballet Eugene Onegin.
--03-08-2015--
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Festival Held in Perm
P. I. Tchaikovsky Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre is holding a festival devoted to the 175th anniversary since the composers birth.
--06-05-2015--
Archaeological Exhibition Timed to Premiere of Khovanshchina Opera
K.S. Stanislavsky and V. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Musical Theater holds the exhibition Khovanshchina. Annotation.
--19-02-2015--
Opera Nutcracker to Premiere in Moscow
December 24 will see the premiere of The Nutcracker opera timed to the 175th anniversary since the birth of Pyotr Tchaikovsky.
--23-12-2014--
Opera for Free in St. Petersburg Parks
Open-air opera concerts will take place in St. Petersburg in the framework of the Opera to All festival.
--04-07-2014--
New Jerusalem Opera Cancelled In Petersburg
The New Jerusalem opera about pedophile hunters will not premiere in Lendok Studio in the early April, as it was scheduled.
--04-04-2014--
World Critics Extol Gergievs Rhinegold Record
The first reviews on Richard Wagners opera The Rhinegold conducted by Valery Gergiev and recorded by the Mariinsky label are very favourable.
--02-10-2013--
Rodion Shchedrin to Compose Opera on Leskov for Opening of Mariinsky Theater-2
For the opening of the second stage of the famous Mariinsky Theater Rodion Shchedrin will compose the opera Lefthander based on Leskovs book.
--13-12-2012--
Russian Opera Star Dies at 86
Great Russian opera singer Galina Vishnevskaya passed away on Tuesday at the age of 86, the Vishnevskaya's Opera Center press service reports.
--11-12-2012--
Russian Operas to Come Out into Petersburg Streets
St. Petersburg is getting ready for an unprecedented International Festival Opera For All.
--13-07-2012--
Bolshoi Theater Stages Tchaikovsky's Little-Known Opera Charodeika
It is hardly believable that in the heritage of the great Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky there are still compositions little known to general public.
--26-06-2012--
Midsummer Nights Dream Opera Premiers in Moscow
Much-spoken-of Benjamin Brittens opera Midsummer Nights Dream premiered on June 10 in the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich Danchenko Music Theatre in triumph.
--11-06-2012--
Chaliapin's Talent as an Artist to be Revealed to Public in his Estate
The exhibition Chalyapin is Drawing has been opened in the memorial estate of the world famous opera singer.
--17-04-2012--
Russian Opera Talent Named the Best Singer
Russian young countertenor Andrey Nemzer has won North Americas most prestigious opera singing contest, receiving a $15,000 cash prize.
--20-03-2012--
Russian Young Opera Talent Shows His Voice
For the first time in history, Russian countertenor has made it to the 10 finalists of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.
--13-03-2012--
"Boldino Autumn" Comes in November
The XXV All-Russian Pushkin Festival of Opera and Ballet "Boldino Autumn" is opening in Nizhny Novgorod today.
--17-11-2011--
Russian Opera Diva Celebrates her 85th Birthday
Yesterday a great Russian opera diva Galina Vishnevskaya marked her 85th birthday to storms of applause and greetings from her numerous admirers.
--26-10-2011--
Russians Take All Possible Opera Awards
Russian opera singers has won all the awards, including the coveted first prize of 10,000 euros, at one of the most prominent opera contests - the Competizione dellOpera.
--20-09-2011--
Russian Opera Diva to be English Queen
The new season at the Metropolitan Opera will be opened by Russian opera diva Anna Netrebko in the role of an ill-fated English queen.
--05-09-2011--





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