Three laureates of the International Ballet Competition – Varna – Christina Chochanova, Natalie Bratanova and Boriana Petrova were soloists in the Ludvig Mincus’ spectacle Don Quixote on the stage of the Sofia Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Christina Chochanova who was awarded third prize, bronze medal and the Prize of the Nina Kiradjieva Fund for artistry at The International Ballet Competition – Varna 2012 is one of the young promising dancers of the ballet of the Sofia Opera. The first appearance of the young artist took place on April 25 2014 in the performance Don Quixote by Ludwig Mincus in the part of Kitri.
The same spectacle also marked the debut of Natali Bratanova who, in 2012, was awarded a Third Degree Distinction at the International Ballet Competition – Varna. She performed two parts – mistress and red ballet wad in the same ballet.
On the occasion of the International Day of Ballet – April 29, there was a performance of the ballet Don Quixote at the Sofia Opera. The audience for the first time saw the promising soloist Boriana Petrova performing the part of Kitri. The young artist was a finalist at the International Ballet Competition – Varna 2006, and she won the Prize of the Nina Kiradjieva Fund for artistry of a Bulgarian ballet dancer having received the highest two marks ever in a third round of the competition.
The International Ballet Competition – Varna Foundation wishes success and many memorable performances to the promising young ballet dancers – Kristina, Boriana and Natalie!