Chief Stage Designer
Merited Artiste of Russia
Sergey Boldyrev studied painting at Saratov School of Fine Arts. In 1974, he was appointed Chief Stage Designer of Saratov Light Opera where he released 53 productions of modern and classical repertoire. His stage sets for Dunayevski's
Wind of Freedom
won him «best designer» prize at the regional competition «Teatralnaya Vesna».
S.Boldyrev has been working for many theatres throughout Russia, his record exceeding 100 productions including The Merry Widow by Legar in
by Kalmann in Makhachkala,
The White Acacia
by I.Dunayevski in Orenburg,
The Sleeping Beauty
by Tchaikovski in Krasnodar, Madhouse by V.Erofeyev in Penza.
In 2003, he was appointed Chief Stage Designer for Saratov Opera and Ballet, having since made the stage sets for operas and ballets Un Ballo in Maschera by J.Verdi,
The Hump-back Horse
by R.Stchedrin, Russian premieres of
The Snow Queen
to the music by T.Albinoni, L.Beethoven and A.Vivaldi, V.Mozart,
The Girl and Death
The Mystery of Tango
by A.Piazzola, Retro Styled Concert dedicated to I.Dunayevski. In 2007, Sergey Boldyrev was awarded the title of Merited Artiste of Russia.