Five premieres at the State Opera & Ballet
‘Karyağdı Hatun’ will make its Turkey premiere with a performance by the Mersin State Opera and Ballet.The State Opera and Ballet (DOB) will stage the premieres of five new works in April. According to a written statement made by the DOB General Directorate, new opera and ballet works will be on stage in Ankara, İzmir, Mersin, Antalya and Samsun.
The İzmir DOB will stage the Turkish premiere of the modern dance “Dance Celebration,” which presents music by Vivaldi, Paganini and Bach. The work was choreographed by Silvano Correa Riberio. The Ankara DOB will bring Bizet’s world renowned “Carmen” opera to the stage on April 26. Recep Ayyılmaz will perform the piece on stage.
The Samsun DOB is preparing to stage Franz Lehar’s operetta “The Merry Widow” on April 7, while the Mersin DOB will present to its viewers “Karyağdı Hatun” for the first time on April 8. The stage director of the piece is Gürçil Çeliktaş. Additionally, the Antalya DOB will present a classical Turkish ballet, Ferit Tüzün’s “Çeşmebaşı” and Çetin Işıközlü’s “Judith” on April 8.