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29 February 19:00

Giacomo Puccini

LA BOHÈME

opera in four acts (performed with one interval)

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5 March 19:00

Pyotr Tchaikovsky

EUGENE ONEGIN

opera in three acts

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12 March 19:00

Giuseppe Verdi

LA TRAVIATA

opera in four acts

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14 March 19:00

Richard Wagner

DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER

opera in three acts

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19 March 19:00

Vladimir Soltan

KING STAKH’S WILD HUNT

opera in two acts

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26 March 19:00

Giuseppe Verdi

MACBETH

оpera in three acts

Anna Motornaya

Anna Motornaya graduated from the Grodno State Music School majoring in сhoral conducting in 1991. Later she graduated from the Belarusian State Academy of Music as a choral conductor in 1997(postgraduate study in 2001) and as  director of musical theatre (under the tutelage of Margarita Izvorska-Elizarieva) in 2009.

Anna Motornaya was joined the chorus of the Belarusian State Academic Musical Theatre in 1993 and was promoted to chief chorus master in 1997.

She began her career with the production Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell at the opera studio of the Belarusian State Academy of Music. In February 2010, at the Republican Theatre of the Belarusian Drama  Anna Motorna's creative project "Tragicomic Reading, or Comitragic Singing of Sergei Kortez's opera Jubilee" (based on the works of Anton Chekhov, libretto by Uladzimir Khalip) was performed.

Since 2010, she has been a stage director of the Belarusian State Academic Musical Theatre. Her works there include: The Night Bell by Gaetano Donizetti, Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo, Mister X by Imre Kalman, Der Zigeunerbaron by Johann Strauss, My Fair Lady by Frederick Loewe, Ball im Savoy by Paul Abraham, Hello, I'm Charley's aunt!.. by Oscar Feltzman, Truffaldino from Bergamo by Alexander Kolker, etc.

Since 1998, she has been a teacher at the Belarusian State Academy of Music (choral conducting). Since 2010, Anna Motornaya has been teaching at the Belarusian State Academy of Music (opera training), where she directed the chamber comic opera Fantasy by Vladimir Kuryan and opera La bohème by Giacomo Puccini.

As a chorus master she took part in the production of the iconic rock opera "Juno and Avos" by Alexey Rybnikov (2002, together with the main chorus master of the theatre Svetlana Petrova), directed Doctor Ouchithurts by Igor Levin, Pinocchio BY by Alexey Rybnikov, Don Juan in Seville by Mark Samoilov, Bremen Town Musicians Adventures by Gennady Gladkov.

Since 2021, she is a director of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus. Since 2022, she is the principal stage director of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus.

Artistic achievements:

2016: "Best Performance of Musical Theatre" at the 4th Republican Competition of Theatrical Art "National Theater Award" for the musical My Fair Lady by Frederick Loewe (directed byAnna Motornaya);

2018: Letter of commendation of the Minsk City Organization of the Belarusian Professional Union of Workers of Culture, Information, Sports and Tourism "for many years of fruitful work in the field of culture, high professional responsibility, support for trade union initiatives and on the occasion of the theater's birthday";

2018: Honorary certificate of the Minsk City Council of Deputies for many years of work on patriotic education of the younger generation and holding a series of charity events for war and labor veterans;

2019: Certificate of merit of the Central Committee of the Belarusian Professional Union of Workers of Culture, Information, Sports and Tourism - for many years of conscientious work in the field of culture, high professionalism and active public activity;

2019: Letter of commendation of the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Belarus for many years of fruitful work and high professionalism;

2019: Letter of commendation of the Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War for participating in the festive programme "10 Shades of Museum Night" within the international campaign The Night of Museums and great contribution to the successful implementation of this project.

2021: "Best Directorial Work in a Musical Performance" at the 6th Republican Competition of Theatrical Art "National Theatre Award" for the production of Faust by Charles Gounod;

2022: Certificate of merit of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Belarus;

2022: King Stakh’s Wild Hunt by Vladimir Soltan won the Republican competition for the best cultural project of patriotic themes in the nomination "Best Performance of Musical Theatre".

REPERTOIRE:

At the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus she staged:

Faust by Charles Gounod (2020)

King Stakh’s Wild Hunt by Vladimir Soltan (2021)

L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti (2022)

The Story of Kai and Gerda (The Snow Queen) by Sergei Banevich (2022)

She is the author of the script and director of major cultural events of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus.

 

 

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