Balakin Konstantin Arkadievich

Balakin Konstantin Arkadievich

Chief Stage Director

Biography

In 1996 graduated from St. Petersburg State Conservatoire named after N. Rimsky-Korsakov at the specialty «stage director of a musical theatre» (class of A. Bashlovkin and J. Frid).

Worked as the Stage Director of Moscow State Musical Theatre «Helicon-Opera», the Chief Stage Director of Volgograd Opera Enterprise, the Chief Stage Director of Rostov State Musical Theatre.

Nominee for the National theatre award «Golden Mask» (the best performance, the best stage director's work):

2011 - «Juno and Avos»
2013 - «The Queen of Spades»
2015 - «Eugene Onegin»

Recognition and awards

2013 - Winner of the "The sides of Theatre of masses" Theatrical Figures Union of Russia in the nomination "The best outdoor theater" for staging the play "Boris Godunov" at the Astrakhan Kremlin's Cathedral Square

2016 - Prize for Performing Arts named Lina Samborski


Repertoire

In Moscow:
«The Stone Guest» by A. Dargomyzhsky
«Pagliacci» by R. Leoncavallo
«Cosi fan Tutte» by W.-A. Mozart
«Le tableau parlant » by A. Gretri

In Volgograd:
«The Queen of Spades» by P. Tchaikovsky
«Il Barbiere di Siviglia» by G. Rossini

In Rostov-on-Done:
«The Servant turned Mistress» by G. Pergolesi
«Pirate triangle» by G. Donizetti
«Orpheus in the Underworld» by J. Offenbach
«La Boheme» by Puccini
«The Queen of Spades» by P. Tchaikovsky
«Iolanta» by P. Tchaikovsky
«The Tsar's Bride» by N. Rimsky-Korsakov
«The Magic Flute» by W. A. Mozart
«The Tale of Tsar Saltan» to the opera by N. Rimsky-Korsakov
«Carmina Burana» by K. Orff
«Mermaid» by Dargomyzhsky
«War and Peace» by S. Prokofiev (Rostov State Conservatoire named after S.V. Rachmaninov jointly with the Scottish Royal Academy of Music and Drama)
Since 2011 - Chief Stage Director of Astrakhan State Theatre of Opera and Ballet.

In Astrakhan:
«Boris Godunov» by M. Mussorgsky
«Eugene Onegin» by P. Tchaikovsky
«Prince Igor» by A. Borodina
«Othello» by G. Verdi
«Pagliacci» by R. Leoncavallo
«The Queen of Spades» by P. Tchaikovsky
«The Slippers or Night before Christmas» by P. Tchaikovsky opera
«Damnation of Faust» H. Berlioz (theatrical premiere in Russia)
«Iolanta» by Tchaikovsky
«The Snow Queen» to the music of the early symphonies W.-A. Mozart
«Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh» by Rimsky-Korsakov
«Trouble from gentle heart» V.Sologuba (music Diaghilev ml.)
«The Cristal Shoe» A musical performance, which is based on a fairy tale by Charles Perrault "Cinderella"
"La Traviata" by Verdi