Большой театр Беларуси

 

28 May 19:00

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

THE TSAR’S BRIDE

оpera in two acts

Большой театр Беларуси

 

29 May 19:00

Adolphe Adam

LE CORSAIRE

ballet in three acts

Liudmila Khitrova

Principal

Schedule

Honoured Artist of the Republic of Belarus (2018)l;
Francysk Skaryna Medal (2014);
Laureate of the National Theatre Prize of the Republic of Belarus in the category “Best Female Role in a Ballet Performance” for her interpretation of Kitri in Don Quixote by Ludwig Minkus (2023);
Laureate of the National Theatre Prize of the Republic of Belarus in the category “Best Female Role in a Ballet Performance” for her interpretation of the title role in Laurencia by Alexander Krein (2016);
Laureate of the National Theatre Prize of the Republic of Belarus in the category “Best Female Role in a Ballet Performance” for her interpretation of Anna in Vitaut by Vyacheslav Kuznetsov (2014);
Grand Prize at the 4th International Ballet Competition in Istanbul (2014).

Liudmila Khitrova was born in Kazakhstan. She graduated from Nizhny Novgorod Theatre School in 2006. In 2015, she received an education in cultural managing and art producing at the Shirokov's Institute of Contemporary Knowledge (Minsk).

From 2005 to 2008, she danced at the Nizhny Novgorod State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre and Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre. In October 2008, Liudmila Khitrova joined the ballet company of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus.

In 2014, the ballerina won the Grand Prize at the 4th International Ballet Competition in Istanbul. Bright talent, fluency in classical dance techniques, sculptural plasticity, purity of movements allow her to perform almost all the roles of the classical and modern repertoire. Over the past seasons, Liudmila Khitrova performed the leading roles in all premiere productions on the stage of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus.

Lyudmila Khitrova represents the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus at significant events of the national and international importance. In 2023, she was awarded the Gratitude of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus.


REPERTOIRE

The title role, Kitty / Anna Karenina

Medora / Le Corsaire

Odette/Odile, pas de trios, Russian dance, the Little Swan / Swan Lake

The title role / Giselle

Aurora, Princess Florina / The Sleeping Beauty

The Tsar Maiden / The Little Humpbacked Horse

Masha, Princess, the French Doll / The Nutcracker

Solveig / Peer Gynt

The Wili, pas de deux / Giselle, ou les Wilis

The title role, Stepsister (Krivlyaka) / Cinderella

7th waltz, prelude / Chopiniana

Diana / La Esmeralda

Eve, the Angel / The Creation of the World

Maria / The Fountain of Bakhchisarai

The Beloved, the Goliards’ Friend / Carmina Burana

The title role, the Student / Anyuta
Pas d’action, trio / La Bayadère

Kitri, Friends / Don Quixote

Masha / The Nutcracker, or Another Christmas Story...

Phrygia / Spartacus

Juliet, Maskers / Romeo and Juliet

Waltz / Serenade

Anna / Vitaut

Cerrito / Pas de Quatre

Soloist Flower / Festival in Genzano

The Princess of Great Beauty / The Firebird

The title role / Laurencia

The Rose / Le Petit Prince

Love / Sonnets

The Woman / Orr and Ora

Radish / Cipollino

Two Friends / Thamar

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CONCERT TOUR

Lyudmila Khitrova actively tours with the company of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus (the UK, Italy, Mexico, South Korea, Egypt, Germany, Spain, Ireland, France).

In 2016, she performed the role of Anna in the national ballet Vitaut by Vyacheslav Kuznetsov (staged by Yury Trayan) on the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia within the Days of Culture of Belarus in Russia.

In 2016, she participated in the Silk Road International Festival, performing the role of Maria in Boris Asafiev's The Fountain of Bakhchisarai at the Astana Opera (Kazakhstan). In the same year, she appeared as Odette/Odile in Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre.

In 2019, she performed at the Rudolf Nureyev International Classic Ballet Festival in Kazan in the title role of Gavrilin's Anyuta.

In October 2022, she toured with the company of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus. Within the Bangkok’s International Festival of Dance & Music, she performed the lead roles in Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker (Masha) and The Sleeping Beauty (Princess Aurora).

On 16 November 2022, she appeared as Kitri in Don Quixote by Ludwig Minkus within the 5th International Silk Road Festival in Astana Opera (Kazakhstan).

In February 2023, she took part in the project "Ball of Fairy Tales" featuring ballet stars on the stage of the Oktyabrsky Concert Hall in St Petersburg (Russia). In April 2023, she performed the role of Phrygia in Aram Khachaturian’s Spartacus at the Alisher Navoi State Academic Bolshoi Theatre in Uzbekistan.

In April 2023, she performed in the gala concert “Stars of St Petersburg Ballet” on the stage of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus within the festival "Dance Open".

In May-June 2023 within the tour of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus in Yoshkar-Ola, Kazan, Ufa, Chelyabinsk, Tyumen she appeared in the title role in Anna Karenina to Pyotr Tchaikovsky's music.

On 14 July 2023, she took part in a concert of choreographic art “Dance Inspiration” within the Union State Day at the 19th International Arts Festival “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk” (Vitebsk Concert Hall).


 

 

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