Большой театр Беларуси


Большой театр Беларуси


27 September 19:00

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The Marriage of Figaro

оpera in two acts

Большой театр Беларуси


29 September 18:00

Eugene Glebov

Le Petit Prince

ballet in two acts

Большой театр Беларуси


18 Оctober, 19:00

Большой театр Беларуси


Alexander Kostiuchenko

Chief set designer

Recipient of the Medal of Francysk Skaryna
Laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Belarus 

Alexander Kostiuchenko graduated from the Belarusian State Theatre and Art Institute and Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President of the Republic of Belarus. He is a regular participant of numerous national exhibitions as well as exhibitions held in the CIS countries and member of the Belarusian Union of Artists. He has been in the position of the principal set designer of the theatre since 2009. 

Kostiuchenko has designed sets for over 20 performances at the Yanka Kupala National Academic Theatre, Yakub Kolas National Academic Drama Theatre, and Belarusian State Musical Theatre.

From 2001 to 2008 he was a principal set designer of the Gorky National Academic Drama Theatre where he designed Before Dawn by Gerhart Hauptmann, Uncle’s Dream by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Open Couple by Dario Fo, Franca Rame, Arkady Averchenko, Evstigney Mirovich, I Believe in Horoscopes by Andrey Karelin, The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare, The Run by Mikhail Bulgakov, Vassa by Maxim Gorky, Valentine’s Day by Ivan Vyrypaev, Bridegrooms after Nikolai Gogol’s Marriage, The Beggar’s Opera after Bertolt Brecht’s The Threepenny Opera.

His works include: Whirl (Krugovert) by Oleg Zaletnev, Cinderella by Sergei Prokofiev, Tristan and Isolde by Richard Wagner, Waiting Room by Oleg Khodosko, Metamorphosis by Johann Sebastian Bach, Seven Beauties by Kara Karayev, Who Am I by Sergei Cortez, Anastasia by Vyacheslav Kuznetsov, opera performances Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi, Tosca by Giacomo Puccini, The Queen of Spades by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, The Grey Legend  by Dmitry Smolsky, Macbeth  by Giuseppe Verdi, Il barbiere di Siviglia by Gioachino Rossini, Doctor Ouchithurts by Marina Morozova.

In 2011 he was the revival designer of the new version of Aida. He has worked as a set designer on The Miracle Worker at the Eugene Vakhtangov Academic Russian Theatre in Vladikavkaz.

In 2012 he has worked as a set designer of Tosca by Giacomo Puccini at the Bashkir State Opera and Ballet Theatre

 In 2012 he was awarded the Francysk Skaryna Medal for outstanding creative achievements, professionalism and contribution to the development of national culture and art.

He was engaged as a set designer of The Last Ones based on the play by Maxim Gorky at the Eugene Vakhtangov Academic Russian Theatre in Vladikavkaz in 2012 and Macbeth based on the play by William Shakespeare at the Yakub Kolas Theatre in Vitebsk in 2013.

In 2013 he was engaged as set designer of the opera The Barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini at the Samara Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.

In 2017 he was awarded the State Prize of the Republic of Belarus for considerable creative accomplishments in the development of musical art, promotion of spiritual values and significant personal contribution to the production of Dmitry Smolsky's opera The Grey Legend  based on the novel by Vladimir Korotkevich.