Ital­ian, Russian bal­let stars to per­form in Baku

Azer News - - Culture & Lifestyle - By La­man Is­may­ilova

AThe bal­let dancers of The State Aca­demic Bol­shoi The­atre of Rus­sia, Alena Ko­val­eva and Ital­ian Ja­copo Tissi have been in­vited to per­form in the bal­let.

It should be noted that Alena Ko­val­eva's tour was held with great tri­umph in Eng­land, Italy, France, Ja­pan, China and Hol­land.

Dur­ing the sea­son 2014/15, Ja­copo Tissi danced with the Vi­enna State Bal­let un­der the di­rec­tion of Manuel Le­gris, in the sea­son 2015/16 he joined La Scala Bal­let Com­pany un­der the di­rec­tion of Makhar Vaziev, hav­ing as repeti­teurs Vladimir Dere­vianko and Olga Chenchikova.

In 2017, he joined the Bol­shoi The­atre Bal­let Com­pany. His coach at the Bol­shoi is Alexan­der Vetrov.

His first per­for­mance at the Bol­shoi was in Le Spec­tre de la rose (op­po­site Ev­ge­nia Obraztsova) in the frame­work of the gala in honor of Maris Liepa ju­bilee.

The lead­ing soloists of the bal­let troupe - Peo­ple's Artist of Azer­bai­jan Gu­la­gasi Mir­zoyev, hon­ored artists Samir Sa­madov, Ni­gar Ibrag­i­mova, Makar Fer­sh­tandt, Elmira Su­ley­manova, Jamil Ka­ri­mov, Ayan Ey­va­zova and oth­ers will also take part in the per­for­mance.

Peo­ple's Artist of Azer­bai­jan, Pro­fes­sor Ja­van­shir Ja­farov will con­duct the bal­let.

"Swan Lake" is a ro­man­tic bal­let in four acts. The story of the bal­let is based on a Ger­man fairy tale. It is about a prince named Siegfried. He falls in love with the Swan princess, Odette. She is a swan by day, but a young wo­man at night. She is un­der a magic spell that can only be bro­ken by a man who will make a prom­ise to love her for all time. Siegfried makes the prom­ise. He is tricked though by the ma­gi­cian who cast the spell. The bal­let ends with the deaths of Siegfried and Odette.

Py­otr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is widely con­sid­ered the most pop­u­lar Russian com­poser in his­tory. The works by great Russian com­poser are char­ac­ter­ized by open-hearted melodies, im­pres­sive har­monies, which evoke a pro­found emo­tional re­sponse. His oeu­vre in­cludes 7 sym­phonies, 11 op­eras, 3 bal­lets, 5 suites, 3 pi­ano con­cer­tos, a vi­o­lin con­certo, 11, 4 can­tatas, 20 choral works, 3 string quar­tets, a string sex­tet, and more than 100 songs and pi­ano pieces.

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