International Opera Festival Fyodor Shalyapin (Chaliapin)

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Country and Region RussiaVolga Federal District
Type of Festival Opera
Location of Festival Kazan, Volga Federal District, Russia
Festival Contact Information

Tatar State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet Theatre
Russian Federation
420015, Kazan
Svoboda sq., 2
Phone: +7 843 2315702
Fax: +7 843 2385098

Festival Description

The opera festival in Kazan was founded in honor of Fyodor Chaliapin in 1982. The festival was founded and is organized by the director, Raufal Mukhametzyanov of the Tatar State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet Theatre. By 1991 the festival had reached the international level featuring an outstanding roster of participants who have included international stars — singers, actors who have performed in the best theaters of the world. Each festival traditionally ends with gala concerts featuring the stars of world opera.

Festival Dates February 1 - 17, 2012
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  • International jubilee Opera Festival in Kazan, by Olga Pshenitsyna and Yulduz Krepostina (The Voice of Russia, February 13, 2012)


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