The long-awaited premiere of the Don Quixote ballet by Ludwig Mincus will be held today, November 27, on the stage of the Stara Zagora Opera. With this performance, the 49th edition of the Opera and Ballet Arts Festival (November 27 – December 8) will be officially opened. The Don Quixote ballet is one of the top performances of the classical dance. Soloist and choreographer Arshak Galluman is a choreographer and a premier soloist at Staatsballe – Berlin. He is a graduate of the National Ballet School in Yerevan and the Ballet School of the Hamburg Opera. The Assistant Choreographer is Krasina Pavlova – the Primary Ballet of State Sports and pride for her teacher Silvia Tomova, artistic director of the Ballet of the Stara Zagora Opera. Costume designer and costume designer is the Italian Salvatore Rousseau.
All the multinational ballet troupe of the Stara Zagora Opera takes part in the show. In the roles of Kithira and Basil, the audience will see Anelia Dimitrova and Tomoki Ishiogo, Alexander Zhelev will be Don Quixote and Carlos Santos – Sancho Pansa. The other colorful roles will be played by Fiordi Loha, Haruka Sugaga, Marina Soroche, Martha Perez, Martina Prefetto, Frederico Pinto, Ivaylo Yanev, Stanko Tanev, Rio Suzuki and others.