HomeNewsNews for November 2015A soloist of Mariinskiy Theatre Avgust Amonov performs the part of Jose.

11 Nov

A soloist of Mariinskiy Theatre Avgust Amonov performs the part of Jose.

A soloist of Mariinskiy Theatre Avgust Amonov performs the part of Jose in the opera “Carmen” by G. Bizet

Avgust Amonov was born in Kazan. He graduated from the Alma-Ata State Conservatoire in 1997 (class of Professor Serkebaev).
He joined the Kazakh Abai Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet in 1995, the Helikon Opera musical theatre (Moscow) in 1998 and the Stanislavskiy and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre in 1999. Avgust Amonov made his Bolshoi Theatre debut in 2001 in the roles of Vaudémont (Iolanta) and Alvaro (La forza del destino).
Avgust Amonov became a Mariinsky Theatre soloist in 2003 (making his debut as Prince Yuriy in “The Enchantress”).

Laureate of the XIX International Glinka Vocalists' Competition (Chelyabinsk, 2001)
Laureate of the Irina Arkhipova Foundation (Moscow, 2004)


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Cast

 

Cast:

  • Carmen, a gypsy - Ekaterina Tsymbalyuk
  • Don José, a corporal of dragoons - Avgust Amonov
  • Escamillo, a bullfighter - Honored Artist of Ukraine Victor Mityushkin
  • Remendado, a smuggler - Andrey Perfilov
  • Dancaïro, a smuggler - Yuriy Dudar
  • Zuniga, a lieutenant of dragoons - Dmitriy Pavlyuk
  • Morales, a corporal of dragoons - Ivan Flyak
  • Michaela, Jose’s fiancée - Yulia Tereshchuk
  • Frasquita, a gypsy - Honoured Artist of Ukraine Natalia Shevchenko
  • Mercedes, a gypsy - Honoured Artist of Ukraine Vera Revenko
  • The orchestra, choir, ballet dancers and supernumeraries of the theater, children's choir "Pearls of Odessa" (Artistic director - Larisa Garbuz)
  • Conductor - People's Artist of the Republic of Moldova Alexander Samoila

The performance starts at 18:30