Laureates of the "Golden Mask" National Theatre Award were announced
Venera Gimadieva (photo), the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company soloist, became the winner in the nomination "Opera/Best Actress". The jury considered her performance of the part of Amina in the opera "La Sonnambula" to be the best.
The Bolshoi Theatre's production "The Rite of Spring" (choreographed by Tatiana Baganova) was chosen the winner in the nomination "Contemporary Dance/Best Production".
Alexander Shishkin, who created sets for the Bolshoi Theatre's production "The Rite of Spring", received "Musical Theatre/Best Designer" award.
Antony McDonald (the UK), the director and set and costume designer for the Bolshoi Theatre's production "L' enfant et les Sortileges", received "Musical Theatre/Best Costume Designer" award.
Sergei Nevsky (composer), Claudius Lünstedt (librettist) and "Franziskus" production team from Operagroup and the Bolshoi Theatre, received special prize of the jury.