Valery Kritskov,

Conductor. In 1988, he graduated from the Moscow Institute of Culture with a degree in orchestra conducting (People’s Artist of Russia Tikhonov’s class). He worked for the Helikon-Opera Theatre of Moscow for a long time, before joining the Novaya Opera Theatre in 2002.

In the Novaya Opera theatre he conducts Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden and The Tsar’s Bride, Rubinstein’s The Demon, Tchaikovsky's The Maid of Orleans, Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana, Leoncavallo’s I Pagliacci, Verdi’s Nabucco, Wagner's Lohengrin, Strauss' Die Fledermaus, Valdgardt's The Cat's House, concert “Vincenzo Bellini” and ballets: Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker and Swan Lake, Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet and Cinderella, Carmen-Suite by G.Bizet-R.Shedrin and Minkus’ Don Quixote, Gounod’s Walpurgis Night, Khatchaturyan’s Spartacus, Delibes's Coppélia (joint productions with The Kasatkina and Vasilöv State Academic Classical Ballet Theatre and with the Imperial Russian Ballet). He is a Music Director of Voice of a Woman, which comprises three mono operas by 20th-century composers which are based on famous novellas: Gubarenko’s Tenderness (1971, after the novella by Henri Barbusse), Spadavecchia’s Letter from an Unknown Woman (1974, after the novella by Stefan Zweig), and Tariverdiev’s Waiting (1984, after the poem by Robert Rozhdestvensky).

Valery Kritskov has conducted a number of concert programs, such as Ten Sopranos (October 2013), Mezzo-soprano in Novaya Opera (February 2014), To Beautiful Ladies (gala-concert dedicated to the International Lady's Day 2014, 2015). Conducted Pergolesi's Stabat Mater in the Mirror Foyer of the Novaya Opera Theatre.

Productions

Bravissimo! (opera mix) — Conductor
Ten Sopranos (gala concert ) — Conductor
Wagner's Lohengrin — Conductor
Maria Callas (Musical offering) — Conductor
Rubinstein's The Demon — Conductor
Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci — Conductor
Strauss' Die Fledermaus — Conductor
Rimsky-Korsakov's The Snow Maiden — Conductor
This is Opera! (dramatized performance) — Conductor
Verdi's La Traviata — Conductor
Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades — Conductor
Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. An Opera — Conductor
Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride — Conductor
Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov — Conductor
Valdgardt's The Cat's House — Conductor
Verdi's Nabucco — Conductor
Romeo and Juliet Sergey Prokofiev — Conductor
Swan Lake Pyotr Tchaikovsky — Conductor
Sleeping Beauty Pyotr Tchaikovsky — Conductor
The Nutcracker Pyotr Tchaikovsky — Conductor
Don Quixote Ludwig Minkus — Conductor
Spartacus Aram Khachaturian — Conductor
Coppelia Léo Delibes  — Conductor
Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana — Conductors
Voice of a Woman (opera novellas) — Music Director and Conductor
Strauss's Capriccio — Music Director and Conductor

Discography

2
August
Tuesday 19:00
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Conductor
3
August
Wednesday 19:00
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Conductor
10
August
Wednesday 19:00
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Conductor
11
August
Thursday 19:00
Aram Khachaturian
Conductor
17
August
Wednesday 19:00
Aram Khachaturian
Conductor
25
August
Thursday 19:00
Ludwig Minkus
Conductor
26
August
Friday 19:00
Léo Delibes
1
September
Thursday 19:00
Aram Khachaturian
Conductor
2
September
Friday 19:00
Ludwig Minkus
Conductor
26
September
Monday 19:00
Sergey Prokofiev
premiere
Conductor
30
October
Sunday 19:00
Based on the opera by Giuseppe Verdi in two acts
Conductor
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