April 25, 2018 on the new site of the VOKH them. I.N. Kramskoy (House of the Governor) was presented a musical and choreographic project with the participation of the artists of the choir and ballet of the Voronezh State Opera and Ballet Theater.
The program of the project “The Music of the Petipa Epoch in the Museum”, created under the motto “Beauty, solemnity, grace”, continued a series of events held in the framework of the III Festival “Voronezh Stars of the World Ballet” dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the outstanding choreographer Marius Petipa.
In the big hall of the Governor’s House, which preserved the features of an old mansion, the vocal works of the XIX century, created during the heyday of Russian classical art, were sounded. The program of the chamber concert was supplemented with choreographic miniatures performed by the artists of the ballet troupe of the theater.
The Choir of the Voronezh Opera and Ballet Theater (chief choirmaster – Olga Scherban, choirmaster – Emil Hajiyev) is one of the best theater choirs in Russia. The choir performs with concert programs on the main scenic stages of Voronezh, takes part in the events of the International Platonov Festival of Art of the Voronezh Regional Philharmonic. The repertoire of the collective includes concert programs, each of which is a dramatistically arranged theatrical performance: the poem “The Bells” by S. Rachmaninov, “The Little Jazz Mass” by B.Chilkott, “The Revival of Love (Renaissance Music)”, etc.
Voronezh Ballet Company is a highly professional ballet team that masterly performs the works of Russian and world choreographic classics along with modern productions. The repertoire of the troupe includes more than 20 ballet performances staged by the famous choreographers V.Vasilyev, K.Ter-Stepanov, G.Mayorov, A.Petrov, Yu.Burlaka and others on the Voronezh stage. The collective has repeatedly participated in international and all-Russian arts festivals, on foreign tours. Chief choreographer – Honored Artist of the Voronezh region – Alexander Lityagin.