Большой театр Беларуси

Courtyard of the Radziwill Castle 

22 June, 20:30 | Evenings of the Bolshoi Theatre at the Radziwill Castle

Evening of Classical Ballet

The programme includes the ballet Sonnets, fragments from the ballets Swan Lake and Le Corsaire

Большой театр Беларуси


Большой театр Беларуси


20 June 19:00

Ludwig Minkus

Don Quixote

ballet in three acts

Большой театр Беларуси


Большой театр Беларуси


18 September 19:00

Giacomo Puccini

La bohème

opera in four acts (performed with one interval)

Afag Abbasova in Cavalleria rusticana

The soloist of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre Afag Abbasova is a young and talented singer with excellent vocal and acting skills.

On the Belarusian stage the Azerbaijani singer has already brilliantly sung Nedda in Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo, the title role of Aida in the eponymous opera by Giuseppe Verdi and also took part in the Gala concert of the Minsk International Christmas Opera Forum.

Afag Abbasova graduated from the vocal Department of the Hajibeyov Baku Academy of Music. She studied in the class of the People's Artist of USSR Professor Fidan Gasimova. She also studied opera directing and acting in the class of legendary Guljahan Gulahmedova-Martynova, Azerbaijan's first female theater Director. Having graduated from the Academy of Music, the artist started her singing career at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.
The singer performs the most diverse roles in the operas of Western European and Azerbaijani composers. But, according to her, dramatic roles are closer to her. Her repertoire includes Violetta in La traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, Mimi in La boheme by Giacomo Puccini, Georgette in Il Tabarro by Giacomo Puccini, Leonora in Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi, Nedda in Pagliacci by Ruggiero Leoncavallo, Adina in L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti, Sevil in the eponymous opera by Fikret Amirov, etc.

Afag Abbasova is winner of international competitions. In 2012 Afag Abbasova was awarded the "Youth Award", established by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Azerbaijan. Since 2013 she has been a holder of the Presidential State Prize.

She has toured Russia, Germany, France, UK, Austria, Turkey, Italy, Greece, USA, Georgia, Moldova, Kazakhstan and others.