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OdArt web-site: Young performers in The Odessa Opera

26 Apr

"How young are those who produced this opera and performed in it! How young was the one who composed it! (Pergolesi was just 23 years old then!) This might be the reason why it is being sung and acted in an easygoing, spring style. All is delicate and sincere", a journalist Lilia Shtekel writes. Published in Russian.

Odessa Daily: «Odessa Opera Theatre opened a door for the buffoonery»

24 Apr

«Imagination of director Oksana Taranenko from Kiev, crystal Baroque music, deep expressive bass of Vadim Chernigovskiy (Uberto), gentle soprano of Nadezhda Sychuk (Serpina) and mastery of comic actor Vladimir Muraschenko (Vesponte) create filigree "music box", an expensive and unusual "souvenir"», – writes journalist Inna Katz. Published in Russian.

“Club of journalists “Yat”: La Serva Padrona, or this sweet minimalism

24 Apr

“The Theatre has made a step forward in its creative development”, – writes journalist Natalie Shestakova. Published in Russian.

Magazine "Afisha Odessy" (Odessa's Guide): Jubilee Night with Elena Baranovskaya

23 Apr

The jubilee night with prima-ballerina of the Odessa Opera is going to take place on April 28, 2013. Elena has been working in the theatre for 27 years and has become a real celebrity. The prima has danced all the principal parts in the classical repertoire, has toured more than 30 countries and even danced on the same stage with Rudolf Nureyev (having become the only Ukrainian ballerina who took part in his farewell tour). (published in Russian)

"Culturemeter": the premiere of La Serva Padrona on Bel-Etage small stage of the Odessa Opera House

23 Apr

In Russian

The Grad TV: operatic tenor Valery Benderov

10 Apr

Operatic tenor Valery Benderov, Honored Artist of Ukraine, reveals the secrets of the dramatic and vocal arts and his professional life (RUS)

GRAD TV: The Odessa Opera Inside

2 Apr

The time got still in The Odessa Opera for one day. The company will not perform on April 2. Now the stage looks like gigantic undraped machinery. The workers are fixing an elevating safety box where all the sets are kept. (RUS)

Club Yat': Greetings on April 1 or “Go to the dogs with your Opera!”

1 Apr

Those who think that Opera is a serious thing are, оf course, right. However, operatic singers love laughing a lot as well. Amusing incidents are not frequent but still occur during the performances. Either “ the assassin” leaves the stage before he kills the” hero’ and the “hero” is alive for some reason or a “demon” says the words that cannot be said by the representative of the evil… (RUS)