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From September 11th-15th, the NCPA opera commission The Dawns Here Are Quiet will tour in Russia. As an important event in the years of China-Russia local cooperation and exchange, the tour is also a part of “Chinese Culture Festival” in Russia.

September 11th-12th
The opera will make its Mariinsky Theatre debut for the theatre’s 2018/19 season. Under the baton of LÜ Jia, the NCPA resident singers and China NCPA Chorus will share the stage with dancers from the Mariinsky Theatre and State Song and Dance Ensemble of the Western Military District, to present the antiwar opera of peace and love.

September 14th-15th
Chinese and Alexandrov Ensemble artists will hit the stage at Central Academic Theatre of the Russian Army with “Hello, Russia” - World Classic Opera Gala. The next day, The Dawns Here Are Quiet will lure audience with its charm in a concert version.

Highlights of the tour also include exchange activities. You can explore more details in the schedule below.

SCHEDULE

Art Salon: NCPA opera The Dawns Here Are Quiet
September 10th, 18:00-19:30 (Russian Time)
Confucius Institute at St. Petersburg State University

NCPA Opera The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Russia debut)

September 11th, 20:00 (Russian Time)
Mariinsky Theatre

NCPA Opera The Dawns Here Are Quiet
September 12th, 19:00 (Russian Time)
Mariinsky Theatre

Exchange Event: NCPA opera The Dawns Here Are Quiet
September 13th, 19:00-20:30 (Russian Time)
Chinese Culture Centre in Moscow

“Hello, Russia!”— World Classic Opera Gala by Chinese & Russian Artists
September 14th, 19:00 (Russian Time)
Central Academic Theatre of the Russian Army

“Hello, Russia!”— NCPA Opera The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Concert Version)
September 15th, 19:00 (Russian Time)
Central Academic Theatre of the Russian Army

——————————Creatives & Cast———————————

September 11th-12th, NCPA Opera The Dawns Here Are Quiet at Mariinsky Theatre
Credits
Executive Presenter: WANG Ning

Composer: TANG Jianping
Librettist: WAN Fang

Conductor: LÜ Jia
Director: WANG Xiaoying
Set Designer: LIU Kedong
Lighting Designer: LIU Jianzhong
Costume Designer: ZHAO Yan
Make-up Designer: SHEN Miao
Video Projection Designer: HU Tianji
Movement Director: JIA Fei
Vocal Coach: HUANG Xiaoman
Chorus Master: JIAO Miao

Cast
Senior Sergeant Vaskov (baritone): ZHANG Yang●
Rita Osyanina (soprano): XU Xiaoying
Zhenka Komelkowa (mezzo-soprano): WANG Hongyao
Lisa Britschkina (soprano): LI Xintong●
Sonia Gurvich (mezzo-soprano): ZHANG Zhuo
Galja Chetvertak (mezzo-soprano): LIU Lian
Osyanin (bass): ZHANG Yang▲
Lenski (tenor): LI Yang
Luzhin (tenor): WANG Chong●
Rita's Mother (contralto): LIU Shan
Bayan Soloist: RUAN Mingyuan
Guest Ballet Soloist: Darina Kochanzhi○

●NCPA Resident Singer
▲NCPA Chorus Member
○ Dancer from the Mariinsky Theatre

Performed by China NCPA Chorus, Mariinsky Orchestra and State Song and Dance Ensemble of the Western Military District, Russia

September 14th at 19:00, Central Academic Theatre of the Russian Army
Hello, Russia! - World Classic Opera Gala by Chinese & Russian Artists
Conductor: LÜ Jia
Sopranos: SUN Xiuwei, XU Xiaoying, LI Xintong, LIU Lian
Mezzo-sopranos: WANG Hongyao, ZHANG Zhuo
Tenor: Vadim Anaňjev
Baritones: ZHANG Yang, Maxim Maklakov

September 15th at 19:00, Central Academic Theatre of the Russian Army
“Hello, Russia!”— NCPA opera The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Concert Version)
Senior Sergeant Vaskov (baritone): ZHANG Yang
Rita Osyanina (soprano): XU Xiaoying
Zhenka Komelkowa (mezzo-soprano): WANG Hongyao
Lisa Britschkina (soprano): LI Xintong
Sonia Gurvich (mezzo-soprano): ZHANG Zhuo
Galja Chetvertak (soprano): LIU Lian
Osyanin (bass-baritone): ZHANG Yang
Lenski (tenor): LI Yang
Luzhin (tenor): WANG Chong

News:
A NCPA opera commission is to debut at Russia’s top theatre (Aug. 20)
China NCPA Tour Group arrives in Russia (Sept. 06)

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