Small picture of Donizetti

 

 

 

Bellini's La sonnambula

Bolshoi Opera, Moscow, March 6 - September 28, 2013.

Photographs by Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre, © Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre,
courtesy of the Bolshoi Opera, Moscow

 

Bel canto opera is increasingly finding a place on Russian stages. Below are photographs from the Bolshoi Opera production of Bellini's La sonnambula, its first there since 1892.   No reviews have been found as yet but a short article by the director, Pier Luigi Pizzi, can be found at http://www.bolshoi.ru/en/about/press/articles/2013/2454/

 

The Team

Count Rodolpho - Nikolay Didenko / Oleg Tsybulko

Teresa - Elena Novak / Svetlana Shilovaf

Amina - Uliana Alexyuk / Laura Claycomb / Venera Gimadieva / Ekaterina Lekhina

Elvino - Colin Lee / Stanislav Mostovoy / Mathias Vidal

Lisa - Anna Aglatova / Nina Minasyan / Alina Yarovaya

Alessio - Nikolai Kazansky / Pyotr Migunov / Grigory Shkarupa

 

 

Music Director - Enrique Mazzola / Julian Reynolds / Alexander Soloviev

Stage Director and Designer - Pier Luigi Pizzi

Chorus Master - Valery Borisov

Lighting Designer - Mark Stavtsev

Choreographer - Ekaterina Mironova

 

 

© Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre

Laura Claycomb as Amina

 

 

Sketch for the above scene from the Bolshoi website

 

 

© Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre

Laura Claycomb as Amina. Colin Lee as Elvino

 

 

© Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre

Laura Claycomb as Amina. Pyotr Migunov as Alessio

 

 

© Damir Yusupov/Bolshoi Theatre

Nikolay Didenko as Count Rodolpho. Anna Aglatova as Lisa