HomeNewsNews for December 2013Ellina Pokhodnykh and Natalia Ivasenko are to perform in Paquita by Minkus for the first time

15 Dec

Ellina Pokhodnykh and Natalia Ivasenko are to perform in Paquita by Minkus for the first time

A ballet soloist of the Odessa Opera Ellina Pokhodnykh (is on the left photo) is going to dance the lead part in the ballet Paquita by Minkus for the first time. Her partner on stage is going to be Dmitro Sharay, a ballet soloist of the Odessa Opera. 

Natalia Ivasenko (is on the right photo) is featuring another debut in this ballet. She is going to dance Pas de trois together with Ekaterina Bartosh and Vyacheslav Krut. 

 

Other performers in Paquita are Olga Rozhevich, Honoured Artist of Ukraine, Oksana Babich, Elena Lavrinenko and Stella Tchernova. Three of these ballerinas (except Elena Lavrinenko) are dancing the parts of the Nymphs in the second performance of the night The Walpurgis Night.

Eugene Kuchvar, a soloist of the Dnepropetrovsk Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, is leading in the Walpurgis Night as Mephistopheles for the first time in Odessa Opera House. He debuted on the stage of the theatre in the ballet gala Ballet Fairy Show on December 13, 2013.

Other performers in the ballet Walpurgis Night by Charles Gounod are Volodymir Borisov, Honoured Artist of Ukraine (Pan), Radmila Aitova (Bacchante), Dmitro Sharay (Bacchus) and Igor Sarazhinsky (Faust). Stanislav Varankin, Alexander Koryakovsky, Vyacheslav Krut and Johannes-Marian Nagorny are to perform as the Satyrs.

Igor Tchernetsky is the conductor for the performances.

The performances are on stage on 18 December, 2013. The show starts at 6: 30 pm.