14 July 2015, Tuesday
Next week, on July 22, "Hero of Our Times" ballet to the specially written music young composer Ilya Demutsky will premiere at The Bolshoi. Stage director Kirill Serebrennikov and choreographer Yury Possokhov will share their view at Mikhail Lermontov's navel with the audience.
The ballet will consist of 3 novels: "Bela", "Taman" and "Princess Mary". The part of Pechorin will be performed by 3 different artists - one for each novel:
For "Bela": Vladislav Lantratov, Mikhail Lobukhin, Denis Rodkin and Igor Tsvirko;
For "Taman": Artemy Belyakov, Vladislav Lantratov and Artem Ovcharenko;
For "Princess Mary": Vyacheslav Lopatin, Andrei Merkuriev and Ruslan Skvortsov.
Female main parts will be performed by:
Bela: Maria Vinogradova, Olga Smirnova, Ana Turazashvili;
Undine: Maria Alexandrova, Anastasia Meskova, Ekaterina Shipulina;
Vera: Daria Bochkova, Kristina Kretova, Anna Tikhomirova.
Mary: Svetlana Zalharova, Ekaterina Krysanova, Anastasia Stashkevich.
Full cast and synopsis you can find on or official website: