Premiere of Russian State Ballet in UK

It’s now less then a month until our beautiful Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty tour kicks off in UK. I thought it would interesting to post some information about theatre that will be performing for thousands of people this Autumn.

The Russian State Ballet and Opera Theatre of Komi came to life in 1958, with the premiere of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” staged by Professor Leningad and composed by Alexander Kireev. The theatre is located in the Russian town of Syktyvkar which is the capital of a republic Komi just to the north of Moscow. Syktyvkar is perceived as an international centre for events in the cultural field. The theatre has developed into an arena for professionals performing a variety of cultural genres such as ballet, symphony orchestra, soloists and chorus. Consequently, the theatre boasts a mix of exciting production and staging. The repertory theatre delivers more than fifty performances a year from all genres of musical theatre: opera, ballet, operetta, musicals and children’s fairy tale.


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The State Opera and Ballet Theatre of Komi Republic participate in cultural exchange, discovering the formation of aesthetic and cultural preferences of foreign audiences. Partnerships have been established with major European companies. As a result the theatre tours Western Europe: Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal and Turkey. It also regularly tours Russia and Finland. The theatre regularly participates in various prestigious international projects.

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We hope to see you at one of our many venues this Autumn.

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