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 CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL - 2019

For the eighth time Christmas Festival - 2019 will be held in Odessa Opera House from January 10 to 13.
Having won the recognition of Odessa music lovers and becoming a traditional music forum, the festival retains its main feature presenting
an exclusive festival programme to the admirers of musical art each year.
In 2015 the festival introduced the Odessa citizens to the world premiere of a choir opera “Christmas Action” by Lesia Dychko; the
premiere of oratoria “Elijah” by F. Mendelssohn was held as a part of the Christmas Festival-2016 , “Messa di Gloria” by G. Puccini and
“Gloria” by F. Poulenc were also performed for the first time in Odessa Opera House. 
Christmas Festival - 2019 has combined favourite theatre performances – the ballets “The Sleeping Beauty” (January 13) and “The Nutcracker”
(January 11) - fabulous stories which are always attractive both for children and adults. The premieres will be held on the opening day of
the Festival – on January 10: Concert programme “Christmas Night at Odessa Opera House” at 18:30 and performance-promenade-excursion
“Phantoms” at 21:30. Festive mood and unforgettable impressions are guaranteed!


January 10, 18:30
Opening of Christmas Festival
Christmas Night at Odessa Opera House
The concert is performed with one interval.
With the participation of opera soloists, theatre orchestra
Organ - Olga Efremova

Conductor - Margarita Grinivetskaya
Running time: 2 hours

 

 


January 10, 21.30
“Phantoms”
Mysterious promenade in the labyrinth of Opera House at night
With the participation of opera soloists, ballet dancers, theatre orchestra
Conductor - Margarita Grinivetskaya
Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes

 

 

 

 


January 11, 18: 30
P. Tchaikovsky
The Nutcracker
Ballet is performed with one interval
Marie - Natalia Ivasenko
Prince - Viktor Tomashek

Conductor - Igor Chernetski
Running time: 2 hours
 

 

 

 



January 13, 16.00
Christmas Festival closing
P. Tchaikovsky

The Sleeping Beauty
Ballet is performed with one interval
Aurora - soloist of National Opera of Ukraine, Honoured Artist of Ukraine Anastasia Shevchenko
Desire - ballet soloist of National Opera of Ukraine, guest soloist of American Ballet Theatre and Wiener Staatsoper, People's Artist of Ukraine Denis Nedak
Conductor - Igor Chernetski
Running time: 2 hours 40 minutes


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