Nastasia Khrustcheva: “The Dark Triumph is Still a Triumph for Me”
In November 2021, the Perm Ballet and Opera Theater presented the premiere of “The Guide to Ballet” with music by Nastasia Khrustcheva after a libretto by Bogdan Korolyok. In a conversation with the composer Yaroslav Timofeev found out how “The Guide to Ballet” was created and why it’s called so, what place in the music of the ballet is occupied by Tchaikovsky and the “Sleeping Beauty,” which models the authors used during the creation of the ballet, and which roles the beauty, Leonid Aronzon and metamodern played in the idea of the show.
Timofeev, Ya. “Nastasia Khrustcheva: ‘The dark triumph is still a triumph for me’.” Muzykal’naya akademiya [Music Academy], no. 3, 2022, pp. 186–195, doi:10.34690/261. (In Russ.)