People's Artist of the Russian Federation, ,

Vladimir Arefiev

Set Designers

Maria Plahova

Costume Designers

Lighting Designers


Vladimir Arefiev was born inFrunze (Kirghizia) in1949. Hegraduated from the Surikov Moscow State Institute ofArts in1973(teachers V.Ryndin, M.Kurilko, M.Pozharskaya). From 1974 1985heworked asstage designer atthe Dnepropetrovsk Opera. Since 1993hehas been Chief Stage Designer ofthe Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow academic Music Theater. Also works for the other Music and Drama theaters inRussia and abroad.
Member ofthe Russian Artists' Union since 1976. Awards include the National Theater Award “Golden Mask”(1996).
More than 100productions, including: “Boris Godunov“ byM.Musorgsky, “The Golden Cockerel“ byN.Rimsky-Korsakov, “LaTraviata“ and “Ernani“ byG.Verdi, “Carmen“ byG.Bizet, “Spartacus“ byA.Khachaturian, “Giselle“ byA.Adam, “Swan Lake“ and “Nutcracker“ byP.I.Tchaikovsky, “The Snow Maiden“ tothe music byP.I.Tchaikovsky, “Firebird“ byI.Stravinsky, “Scythians” tothe music byS.Prokofiev, „Cowboys” tothe music byG.Gershwinn, „LeCorsaire” byA.Adam and L.Delibes, „Swan Song” tothe music byE.Chaussons, „Lone Human Voice” tothe music byA.Vivaldi, N.Paganini and O.Kitaro, „Chopiniana” and „Illusive Bal” tothe music byF.Chopin, „Taming ofthe Shrew” byM.Bronner, „Shulammite” byV.Besedina, „Salome” tothe music byP.Gabriel, „Seagull” and „Uncle Vanya” byA.Chekhov.
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