Winter Theater – Theaters in Sochi

Winter Theater

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Theaters in Sochi

Winter Theater

The Winter Theater is an open theater and concert platform with a capacity of 977 places, focused on festival, design and touring activities. Such large -scale projects such as the open Russian film festival Kinotavr, the Winter International Art Festival and the Autumn International Music Festival Yuri Bashmet, the International Music Festival of Denis Matsuev CressCendo, the international festival of Igor Butman Jazz Festival, and the Federal Olympus Festival in Sochi are held here. , the open festival of the army song “For faith! For the homeland! For love! ”, International Children's Festival of Art and Sports“ Kinotavrik ”. Once every two years, the theater accepts participants and guests of the international competition Yuri Grigorovich “Young Ballet of the World” and the open vocalist competition named after Valeria Barsova.

Winter built in 1937. Architect – Konstantin Chernopyatov, consultants – academician Vladimir Schuko and professor Vladimir Gelfreich. The grand opening took place on May 15, 1938 by the premiere of the performance of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov “The Tsar’s Bride” in the production of the Moscow Musical Theater named after Konstantin Stanislavsky and Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko.

The building is encircled 88 columns. The main terrace of the central portico is an open foyer connecting to the galleries educated colonnade. A huge chased chandelier is decorated with a brightly glowing crystal.

In 2005, the company RosremtroyService made a major overhaul and restoration of the theater, technological equipment, the clothes of the stage and the hall, the chairs were completely replaced. The sizes of the orchestral pit were increased, which made it possible to take musical and ballet groups on tour with a full -fledged composition of the orchestra. For the first time during the years of the theater, a modern system of heating and cooling of air has been established, which creates the most comfortable conditions all year round.

In the Sochi Philharmonic, on the basis of the Winter Theater over the past decades, many groups and soloists have gained love and popularity among the audience. Today, the North Caucasus Federal District includes more than 100 artists who conduct active concert activities, participate in all important and festive programs of the city, federal and international levels.

The Sochi Theater has no and never had its own troupe, since initially, since its opening, he was conceived as a tour for the best masters and the most famous creative groups not only of the Russian, but also in the world stage.

The stars of theater, pop and cinema stars came to the legendary stage in different years: Lyubov Orlova, Vasily Kachalov, Valeria Barsova, Sergey Lemeshev, David Oistrakh, Elena Gogolev, Igor Ilyinsky, Svyatoslav Ranevskaya, Innocent Smoktunovsky, Arkady Raikin, Dolukhanov Hall, Dolukhanov Hall, Hall Dolukhanov, Hall Dolukhanova, Hall Dolukhanov Boris Shtokolov, Claudia Shulzhenko … Of contemporaries – Yuri Bashmet, Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Spivakov, Jose Carreras, Oleg Tabakov, Denis Matsuev, Daniil Kramer, Jean Luke Ponti, Richard Galyano, Alexander Kalyagin, Yuri Solomin, Mikhail Zhvanetsky, Igor Butman.

The building of the Winter Theater is one of the architectural symbols of the old Sochi. By a resolution of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR, the theater was awarded a high status of a federal architectural monument.