PRESS REVIEW

2009-02-26

PLAYING HOLODOMOR

Marina Davydova

newspaper IZVESTIA, Moscow/Russia

2010-02-08

THE THEATER OF THE FUTURE IS IN NEED OF A QUANTUM ACTOR

Maris Sako

newspaper HELSINKI SANOMAT, Helsinki/Finland

published 8 February 2010

2010-02-07

THE BEAUTIFUL ANNA KARENINA OF TURKU KISSES ELOQUENCE GOODBYE

Matti Wacklin 

Newspaper AAMULEHTI, Tampere/Finalnd

2011-11-25

LONGING OF THE SOUL

Suna Vuori

Newspaper: HELSINGIN SANOMAT / 25 November 2011

2011-10-28

ALL NOW! from rehearsal MEFISTO

available in Swedish

2011-09-01

PRESS REVIEWS - IDIOT by DOSTOEVSKIY

available in German

2008-09-07

LOOK WHO’S HERE!

Marina Davydova

newspaper IZVESTIYA, Moscow/Russia

1970-01-01

PASSIONATE ZHOLDAK

Emmanuelle Bouchez

Telerama / Paris, France

UNUSUAL THEATRICAL EXPERIMENTS BY UKRAINIAN TRADITIONS DECLAIMER ANDRIY ZHOLDAK

1970-01-01

The Zholdak’s interpretation based on the Soljenicin’s novel ...

Barbara Lehmann

Die Zeit, Germany, 2004

1970-01-01

ROMEO AND JULIET IS FORBIDDEN TO PLAY IN UKRAINE

World opening of Romeo and Juliet.Fragment premiered in Berlin and than in Warsaw.

This performance never had been played in Ukraine

1970-01-01

ANDREY ZHOLDAK - PRIEST OR MADMAN?

by NOEL WITTS 

the founder-director of the Department of Performing Arts at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. He is Senior research Fellow at the London Institute. He has written and broadcast extensively for the BBC on theatre in east and central Europe, and is working on a book about the arts under communism. He is co-author of The Twentieth Century Performance Reader(Routledge, 1996, 2002)

2010-10-07

ZHOLDAK, UNCONTROLLABLE SURREALIST

From: “Alternatives theatrales” #80

Georges Banu, Honorary President of the International Association of Theatre Critics, founder of Louis Barault Experimental Theatre, Paris, Professor at the Sorbonne Nouvelle and the Universite de Louvain-la-Neuve

2010-02-07

LOVE, PASSION, AND FURY – FROM BEAUTY TO DESPAIR

Suna Vuori

HELSINKI SANOMAT, Helsinki/Finalnd

2010-02-07

A HYPNOTIC TALE OF A DEVASTATING LOVE

ANNINA KARHU

Newspaper TURKU SANOMAT, Turku/Finland

 “Tolstoy’s text is turned by actors’ lips into a tumultuous current, simultaneously containing grotesque, sensual beauty and frolic”.

2011-11-25

GREAT THEATER CREATED THROUGH ZHOLDAK’S LENSES

Isabella Rothberg

HBL newspaper (Hufvudstadsbladet is the highest circulation Finish and Swedish newspaper in Finland issued in Helsinki), 25 November 2011

While Anton Chekhov brings a man down back to earth, Andriy Zholdak shows his grandeur. Woman’s perception of his staging of Uncle Vanya may be disgusting, but craftsmanship is breathtaking.

2012-11-11

TATYANA LARINA GAVE BIRTH TO DAUGHTER

Katherine Kretova, Newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets

Opera debut of Andriy Zholdak

St. Petersburg Mikhailovsky Theatre presented the opera "Eugene Onegin" of the director Andriy Zholdak. 

In his operatic debut Zholdak not changed his usual aesthetic principles, surprising and organically synthesizing incredible directorial imagination with the immortal score by Tchaikovsky.

2012-11-11

OPERA WHITE, BLACK HERO

Roman Dolzhansky and Sergey Khodnev, Newspaper "Kommersant", № 205 (4990), 10/31/2012

Petersburg Mikhailovsky Theatre presented the first opera premiere of the new season. Home has been entrusted with the Russian Opera conductor Mikhail Tatarnikova and debuted an opera director Andriy Zholdak long earned the reputation of troublemakers. 

2012-11-11

SHALL IT BE THE SAME TATIANA?

Marina Gaikovich, NEWSPAPER INDEPENDENT

Posted on 01/11/2012

"Eugene Onegin" at the Mikhailovsky Theatre

 

2012-11-11

ZHENYA ONEGIN BEING IN HELL

Vladimir Dudin, Newspaper St Petersburg Vedomosti

Issue № 217 of 09.11.2012

The Mikhailovsky Theatre presented the first opera season premiere - "Eugene Onegin" in the production of one of the most famous theatrical provocateurs - Ukrainian Andriy Zholdak, which debuted at the opera. Music director Michael Tatarnikov made.

2012-11-11

BLACK WHIRLIGIG OF DISASTER

Alexei Parin, Newspaper Novaya

November 10, 2012

The premiere of "Eugene Onegin" at the Mikhailovsky Theatre

Mikhailovsky Theatre continues to find its own place in the landscape of opera and ballet in Russia. Their reading of "Onegin" - a sensation.

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