The ballet "One Thousand and One Nights" for the first time at the Belogradchik Rocks
10 Aug 2022Bulgarian National Radio

The ballet "One Thousand and One Nights" for the first time at the Belogradchik Rocks

A ballet weekend is coming up on the open stage above Belogradchik in the framework of the Festival "Opera of the Peaks – Belogradchik Rocks". The fans of classical dance will have the possibility to see the ballet "One Thousand and One Nights" from 12 to 14 August including. The spectacle is from the 2021 - 2022 season.

The choreography is by Eldar Aliev, who describes his work as neoclassical with folk elements, which is exceptionally difficult in technical terms. The specificity and complexity of the choreography, the complexity of the music, in which the predominant instrumentation is percussion, are a challenge for any artist.

The audience will see in the role of Scheherazade Boryana Petrova, Nurida – Sofia Abenanty and Venera Hristova, Shahriar – Nikola Hadjitanev and Slave – Emil Yordanov.

Amidst the majestic beauty of the Belogradchik Rocks, this non-standard ballet spectacle, which in every detail carries the breath of the Orient, will fill the audience with beautiful emotions, the Sofia Opera and Ballet said.

The ballet "One Thousand and One Nights" by the Azerbaijani composer Fikret Amirov tells the story of the harsh Sultan Shahriar and the beautiful and wise Scheherazade. Night after night, the sweet-tempered Scheherazade tells Shahriar stories that show basic feminine qualities such as beauty, wisdom and kindness and gradually melt the Sultan's icy heart.

On the publication worked: Kiril Kirilov