From February 1 to February 23, 2019, on the scene of the Tatar Academic State Opera and Ballet Theater named after M.Jalil, the XXXVII International Opera Festival named after F.I. Chaliapin will be held. The forum is dedicated to the 145th anniversary of the Kazan Opera and the 80th anniversary of the Tatar Opera Theater. The festival will be held as part of the official program of the Year of Theater in the Russian Federation.
In the poster of the Chaliapin Festival-2019 - 10 performances and 2 gala concerts, as well as a block of side events.
The program of the forum will be opened by the premiere of the Tsar's Bride opera by N.Rimsky-Korsakov (February 1 and 2). The new production of the director Mikhail Panjavidze is designed in a classical manner, the set design was created by the artist Harry Hummel (Germany), Nina Gurlo (Belarus) worked on the costumes.