Samara State Ballet

Address

post code 443010

Russia, Samara, Kuybyshev sq., 1

Artistic Director - Kirill Shmorgoner

Tel.: +7 (846) 333-48-11

Fax: ++7 (846) 332-20-48

www.operny.ru

Phone
+7 (846) 332-08-27

The theatre building was constructed in neoclassical style in 1936-1938 by N. Katsenelenbogen as a project of N. Trotsky. Its prime purpose is a Palace of Culture and it also functions as an opera and ballet theatre.

The opera company is proud of its creative connections with the Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow. The opera company performed at Samara (called Kuybyshev in those says) between 1941 and 1943.

The ballet company was established in 1933 and and is connected with the classical traditions of the St. Petersburg Vaganova Academy, having been managed throughout its history by Petersburgers: Natalia Danilov (1940 - 1967), Alla Shelest (1970 - 1973), Igor Tchernyshev (1976 - 1995), Nikita Dolgushin (1997 - 2005) and since 2008 - Kirill Shmorgoner.

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Performances

  • Beatles Forever!
    by N. Malygina 2006
  • Carmen Suite
    by N. Dolgushin 2003
  • Chopiniana (Les Sylphides)
    by M. Fokine 1893
  • Cipollino
    by N. Malygina 1999
  • Don Quixote
    by A. Gorskiy, M. Petipa
  • Esmeralda
    by M. Petipa, J. Perrot 1886
  • Giselle
    by M. Petipa, J. Perrot, J. Coralli
  • La Bayadere
    by M. Petipa 1877
  • Le Pavillon d'Armide
    by M. Fokine 1907
  • Masquerade
    by N. Ryzhenko, V. Smirnov-Golovanov 1985
  • O, fortuna!
    by G. Kovtun 2007
  • Swan Lake
    by L. Ivanov, M. Petipa 1895
  • The Firebird
    by M. Fokine 1910
  • The Fountain of Bakhchisarai
    by R. Zakharov 1934
  • The Kid and Carlson
    by N. Malygina 2000
  • The Lady with the Dog
    by N. Malygina 2003
  • The Nutcracker
    by I. Сhernyshev 1978
  • The Sleeping Beauty
    by M. Petipa 1890

Persons

  • Golubev, Dmitri
    Classical Ballet / Soloist
  • Klimova, Daria
    Classical Ballet / Principal
  • Malygina, Nadezhda
    Classical Ballet / Choreographer
  • Muligin, Victor
    Classical Ballet / Soloist
  • Pervushina, Ekaterina
    Classical Ballet / Soloist
  • Ponomarev, Dmitri
    Classical Ballet / Soloist
  • Shmorgoner, Kirill
    Classical Ballet / Artistic Director
  • Tkachenko, Anastasia
    Classical Ballet / Principal
  • Zinoviev, Mikhail
    Classical Ballet / Soloist