HomeNewsNews for July 2013Ganna Litvinova, soloist of the Odessa Opera, is debuting as Iolanta in the same named opera by Tchaikovsky

4 Jul

Ganna Litvinova, soloist of the Odessa Opera, is debuting as Iolanta in the same named opera by Tchaikovsky

Ganna Litvinova, soloist of the Odessa Opera, is debuting as Iolanta in the same named opera by Pyotr Tchaikovsky this Saturday, July 6. The performance starts at 6:30 pm.

  

Ganna Litvinova is soloist of the Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.

3rd Prize winner of the Hariclea Darclée International Vocal Competition (Romania, 2005), 2nd Prize winner of the Ivan Alchevsky International Vocal Competition (Ukraine, 2005), Diploma holder of the Mikhail Glinka International Vocal Competition (Russia, 2009) and Diploma holder for the best performance of arias by Italian composers on the 10th Maria Bieșu festival-competition (Chisinau, 2012).

Ms. Litvinova is a graduate of the Nezhdanova Odessa National Academy of Music in 2004. She was invited to join the Odessa Opera Company in 2008. 

Her repertoire includes parts of Santuzza in Cavalleria rusticana by Pietro Mascagni, Leonora in Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi, Nedda in Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo, Micaëla in Carmen by Georges Bizet, Oksana in Zaporozhets za Dunayem (Cossacks in Exile) by Semen Hulak-Artemovsky, Amelia in Un ballo in maschera by Giuseppe Verdi, Iolanta in the same named opera by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. 

The other cast in Iolanta on Jule 6: 

René, King of Provence – Dmyro Pavlyuk
Robert, Duke of Burgundy – Ivan Flyak
Count Vaudémont, a Burgundian knight – Dmytro Mikheev
Ibn-Hakia, a Moorish physician – Volodymir Tarasov, People’s Artist of Ukraine
Alméric, armor-bearer to King René – Andriy Perfilov
Bertrand, doorkeeper of the castle – Victor Shevchenko
Marta, Bertrand's wife, Iolanta's nursemaid – Nadiya Shakun, Honoured Artist of Ukraine
Brigitta, Iolanta's friend – Natalia Shevchenko, Honoured Artist of Ukraine
Laura, Iolanta's friend – Natania Kadantseva.

Conductor – Alexander Sotnikov, Honoured Artist of Russia.