On August 24, with the support of the Italian Embassy in Moscow, within the framework of long-term cooperation of the Italian Institute of Culture in Moscow and Helikon-Opera theatre La Banda dell'Arma dei Carabinieri (Italy) will perform in Stravinsky Big Hall. The program includes symphonic music, soundtracks of Italian composers and Russian music. The concert begins at 19.00.
On the 7th and the 8th of September in the White-Columned hall of the princess of Shakhovskaya will host the 1st round auditions for the TV project called "The Big Opera". The Artistic and General Director of the theater Dmitry Bertman will take part in auditioning participants. The auditions will be broadcasted in the Internet by the organizer of the project, TV channel "Culture”.
On August 22nd 2016 the meeting of the troupe of Helikon-opera will take place in Stravinsky Big Hall at 15.00. On August 25 Helikon-opera will open its season with the premiere of "Sadko" by N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov.
2016/08/15THE BUILDING OF THE THEATRE «HELIKON-OPERA» IS RECOGNIZED AS THE BEST REALIZED PROJECT IN THE FIELD OF CONSTRUCTION OF CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXPLOITATION
In the summer of 2016 the Department of Urban Planning Policy of Moscow held the competition “The Best Realized Project in the Field of Construction”. By the unanimous decision of the jury and the residents of Moscow voting on the portal “The Active Citizen”, the building of “Helikon-Opera” in Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street is recognized as the best realized project among the objects of cultural and educational exploitation in 2015.
2016/06/10Outstanding conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev will become Music Director of the "Turandot" premiere in Helikon-opera
Artistic director of the theater Dmitry Bertman opened the curtain of the new theater season. Today, the name of the music director, who will be working on the premiere of the Puccini's "Turandot" opera, was specified. "Turandot" is the grand international project, which brings together the best creative forces of Russia, China, Italy and America. Music director and conductor of the performances will be People's Artist of USSR, laureate of the State Prize of the USSR, artistic director and chief conductor of the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Vladimir Fedoseyev, who collaborates with leading symphony orchestras and opera houses of the world.
On the 11th of June, 2016 Helikon-Opera company is leaving Moscow for Miskolz, Hungary for Bartok+ Festival with Makropoulos Case by Janacek, and later in July the company will present the Dmitry Shostakovich opera Lady Macbeth of the Mtzensk District.