Alevtina Ioffe

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September 2018 – debut at Deutsche Oper Berlin (Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky)

April  2019 – debut at Bayerische Staats Oper Munchen (Iolanta by Tchaikovsky, Mavra by Stravinsky)

· The Musical Director and Chief Conductor of The Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Young Audience named after Natalia Sats

· Principal Guest Conductor of the State Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)

· Awarded with the third prize at the Victor de Sabata International Conducting Competition in Trieste (2009), where she also won a special prize from the orchestra

· Guest conductor of the Teatro Massimo Bellini (Sicily)

Born in Moscow, Alevtina Ioffe studied choral conducting, classical vocal and piano in the State Musical Pedagogical Institute named after M.M. Ippolitov-Ivanov. She graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, the Faculty of Opera and Symphony Conducting (class of V.A. Ponkin, People’s Artist of Russia).

2003 — conductor at the Moscow State Philharmonic

2005–2008 — assistant conductor at the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia under Vladimir Spivakov

2003-2004 — conductor at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre

2004-2005 — assistant conductor at the Moscow Helikon-Opera Theatre under D. Bertman

2006-2008 — chief conductor at the Sapaev Mari State Opera and Ballet Theatre

2008 — assistant conductor at the San Francisco Opera Theatre

2008-2011 — conductor of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre

Since 2011 – Chief Conductor of the Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Young Audience named after Natalia Sats

2018

She worked on the new productions of “Werther” by Massenet, “Tales of Hoffmann” by J. Offenbah, “Poor Sailor” by F. Poulenc, “Socrates” by E. Satie, “ La Forza del Destino” by G. Verdi, “Hamlet” by V. Kobekin; “The Stone Flower” by S. Prokofiev, “The Little Mermaid” by L. Auerbach, “La Traviata” by G. Verdi, ” Eugene Onegin” by P. Tchaikovsky, “La Boheme” by G.Puccini, etc., as well as various concert programs, children’s programs.

Since September 2011 — chief conductor and musical director of the Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Young Audience named after Natalia Sats. In this position she made the following productions: “Alcina” by G. Handel, “Madame Butterfly” by G. Puccini, “Edible Fairy Tales” by M. Bronner, “The Adventures of Pinocchio” by D. Dove; “The Life and Extraordinary Adventures of Oliver Twist” by A. Tchaikovsky, “Swan Lake” by P. Tchaikovsky, “Carmen” by G. Bizet, “The Golden Cockerel” by N. Rimsky-Korsakov.

She conducts major world and Russian classics operas and ballets from the repertoire of the theatre: “The Magic Flute” by W. Mozart, “L’enfant et les sortileges” by M. Ravel, “Iolanta”, “Eugene Onegin”, “Swan Lake”, “The Nutcracker” by P. Tchaikovsky, “The Tale of Tsar Saltan” by N. Rimsky-Korsakov, “Thumbelina” by E. Podgayts and many others.

In the frame of her author’s project named “Portraits of Composers” she introduces to the audience the rarely performed works such as “Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge” by B. Britten, “Concerto for String Orchestra” by I. Stravinsky, “Concerto for flute and English horn” by Honegger, “Verklärte nacht” by Schoenberg, “In search of the Holy Grail” by M. Bronner, “Stabat Mater” by Dvorak, Symphony № 6 and Symphony № 9 by Beethoven featuring students and children’s choir, Cantata “Alexander Nevsky” and Violin Concerto No.1 by S. Prokofiev, various works by Shostakovich, Bach, Mozart, Vivaldi and many others.

Within the framework of a special project created for Natalia Sats Theatre Alevtina presented operas “Rheingold” and “Valkyrie» by R. Wagner.

As a musical director and conductor of the project “RUSSIAN SEASONS OF THE XXI CENTURY», initiated by Andris Liepa, People’s Artist of Russia, she made the following productions: opera-ballet “The Golden Cockerel” by N. Rimsky-Korsakov (2013); one-act Michel Fokin’s ballets “Scheherazade” by N. Rimsky-Korsakov, “Les Sylphides” by F. Chopin, “Polovtsian Dances” by A. Borodin (2014); ballets “The Firebird” and “Petrushka” by I. Stravinsky (2012). The above productions were presented in Paris on stage of «Champs Elysees» Theatre and at English National Opera («Coliseum») in London and were a great success.

For Natalia Sats Theatre Alevtina, as a musical director and conductor, in collaboration with Nikolai Tsiskaridze, People’s Artist of Russia, made the production “The Nutcracker” by P. Tchaikovsky (2011).

In September 2015 she was appointed a principal guest conductor at the Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Saha – Republic Yakutia.

Together with Yuri Grigorovich, People’s Artist of the USSR, she presented the premiere of ballet “Spartacus” by Khachaturian at the Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) (2015).

December 2015 – “Aida” by G. Verdi (Yakutia theatre)

March 2015 – “Queen of Spade” by P. Tchaikovsky (Yakutia theatre)

November 2016 – “Prince Igor” by A. Borodin (Yakutia theatre)

April 2017 – contemporary ballet “Futageu” to music by S. Rakhmaninov and M. Ravel. Choreography by D. Antipov (Yakutia theatre)

February 2017 – contemporary “W. Oda” to music by P. Glass and “Confession” to music by A. Schoenberg. Choreography by A. Merkuriev («Novaya Opera» Theatre, Moscow)

May 2017 – premiere of ballet “Masquerade” to music by A. Khachaturian. Choreography by K. Simonov. (The Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Young Audience named after Natalia Sats)

June 2017 – “The Exercises and Dances of Guido» by V. Martinov (The Moscow State Opera and Ballet Theatre for Young Audience named after Natalia Sats)

July 2017 – was invited by Nino Ananiashvili for conducting a Ballet Festival in Tbilisi.

(“Don Quichotte” by Minkus, “Swan Lake” by P. Tchaikovsky, Gala-concert of Ballet Stars)

Collaboration with the orchestras:

the Novaya Rossiya Orchestra directed by Y. Bashmet

the Russian Philharmonic Orchestra directed by D. Yurovsky

the “Russian National Orchestra directed by M. Pletnev

the National Philharmonic Orchestraof Russia directed by V. Spivakov

the Krasnodar Symphony Orchestra conducted by V. Ponkin

Collaboration with theaters:

the State Bolshoi Theatre of Russia

the Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre

the Ekaterinburg State Opera and Ballet Theatre

the Volgograd Music Theatre

the San Francisco Opera House

Teatro Massimo Vincenzo Bellini di Catania

Das Oldenburgische Staatstheater

the Opera and Ballet Theatre in Trieste

The constant participant of the following international projects:

2013 — participation in Dmitri Hvorostovsky anniversary concert in Kremlin

Season 2012/2013 – artistic director of ‘The Queens of the opera /Queen of Opera» project, which gathered the greatest singers of our performances. During the festival conducted Maria Guleghina solo concert;

2011 — the second conductor at the “Operalia” competition under Plasido Domingo’s supervision

2009 — worked at the Opera San Francisco.

Collaborated with such conductors as Donald Runnicles, Bruno Campanella and Vasily Sinaisky.

Condcuted:

“Simon Boccanegra” by Verdi (D. Hvorostovsky, Barbara Frittoli);

“Idomeneo” by W.A. Mozart (Kurt Stright, Genia Kumayer, Alice Coote);

“The Elixir of Love” by G. Donizetti;

“Boris Godunov” by M. Mussorgsky (Samuel Ramey, V. Ognovenko, V. Gryvnov, V.Kovalev)

Since 2015 – Principal Guest Conductor of the Opera and Ballet Theater of the Republic the Saha (Yakutia).

Collaborates with the Moscow Philharmonic soloists: Denis Matsuev, Ekaterina Mechetina, Alexander Gindin, Ariadna Anchevskaya, Alexander Ramm, Haik Kazazyan and others.

In 2016, at the invitation of D. Matsuev, took part in his festival in Perm.

In November 2016 in the framework of the tour with the Opera and Ballet Theatre of Saha-Yakutia republic, conducted on the stage of Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, Mariinsky Theatre, Vilnius Opera and Ballet Theatre, Minsk Opera Theatre and the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory.

Currently is a student of professional development program of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, Faculty of Electronic Music Composition.

Prince Igor by A. Borodin. Conductor Alevtina Ioffe. Part 1

Prince Igor by A. Borodin. Conductor Alevtina Ioffe. Part 2

The Golden Cockerel by N. Rimsky-Korsakov. London. Conductor Alevtina Ioffe. Part 1

The Golden Cockerel by N. Rimsky-Korsakov. London. Conductor Alevtina Ioffe. Part 2

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