The III International Festival, “Winter Promenade at the Odessa Opera”, will occur in the Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater from January 22 to February 18. The festival promises to be interesting for both adults and children.
The Winter Promenade at the Odessa Opera Festival is one of the largest opera and ballet festivals in Ukraine, the purpose of which is to promote world classical and modern art and confirm the authority of our city as the cultural capital of southern Ukraine. Every day of the festival gives unforgettable impressions and gives the opportunity to immerse yourself in a special, unique atmosphere of high feelings and eternal themes.
The festival will begin with M. Rimsky-Korsakov’s bright, orientally exquisite ballet “Scheherazade”. The one-act ballet will be performed for the first time at the Odessa Opera on January 22, 2022, at the grand opening of the Winter Promenade.
During the festival, the audience will also be presented performances that have garnered a lot of rave reviews in the press and have already won the recognition of demanding audiences: the premieres of 2021 ballets “The Firebird” and “Bolero”, as well as “Carmen-Suite”, opera “Nabucco” and “Madame Butterfly”.
At the invitation of the Odessa Opera behind the conductor’s console of the opera “Nabucco” – the winner of the international opera competition of conductors after Toscanini Vitaly Alekseyonok (Belarus – Germany). The festival will be held for the third time.
The Family Club will start working within the framework of the Theater Development Programme. It is designed to ensure continuity in the transmission of cultural traditions. Thus, the festival will feature “Journey to the Orchestra”, a children’s educational and entertainment program at the Odessa Opera – on February 12.
The author of the project and musical director of the festival is the chief conductor of the theater Vyacheslav Chernukho-Volich, the artistic director of the festival is the general director of the theater, honored cultural worker of Ukraine Nadiya Babich.