New NY Opera to Perform at Cowell Theater Fort Mason San Francisco

South San Francisco, CA   April 5, 2016  Submitted by Nadia Artman


New Opera NYC with support of Congress of Russian Americans and Russian Center of San Francisco presents double bill of Russian operas: new production of Boris Godunov by M.Mussorgsky and Iolanta by P.Tchaikovsky.

Outstanding cast of world renowned singers includes legendary bass of Bolshoi Theater Grammy Award Nominee Mikhail Svetlov. In famous Chaliapin’s tradition Mikhail will perform two bass roles in this new production of Boris Godunov: drunkard Varlaam and Tsar Boris.

Stark production of Iolanta that Opera News Magazine described as “effective production” and ”enjoyable performance” features Russian soprano Julia Lima in the tile role of Iolanta, M.Svetlov will perform the role of King Rene and rising star tenor Viktor Antipenko will take on the role of passioned Vodemon.

Director of Production: Igor Konyukhov
Conductor: Lidiya Yankovskaya
Set Designer: Julian Hoyos
Costume Designer: Olga Maslova
Lighting Designer: Greg Mitchel
Executive Producer: Nadia Artman

Where: Cowell Theater, Fort Mason Center 2, Marina Blvd San Francisco

When: April 15, 16 2016 at 7:30 PM

Tickets are $45 – $150
Tickets with student ID 20$
For tickets go to

New Opera NYC is looking for volunteers to help during the
performances and rehearsals on April 14,15,16
Responsibilities include helping back stage and front of house (ushers)

For more information and questions contact Nadia Artman
cell: (239) 682-2145

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