Thursday, February 26, 2015

Bolshoi Theatre is dedicated play “Queen of Spades” 175th anniversary of Tchaikovsky – RIA Novosti

MOSCOW, February 27 – RIA Novosti. The Bolshoi Theatre (Bolshoi Theatre) is an opera “Queen of Spades” by Tchaikovsky on the eve of the 175th anniversary of the Russian musical genius. In creating the play was involved “mighty handful” as a part of the world-famous director Lev Dodin, the famous musician Michail Jurowski and an outstanding set designer David Borovsky. The premiere will take place on the historical stage of the Bolshoi Theater on February 27, RIA Novosti reported the press service of the theater.

Opera debut in the Big

Lev Dodin, putting long opera performances abroad for the first time in this as speak at home. Dodin cooperates with such theaters as La Scala, Vienna, and Paris Opera, Theatre du Chatelet, a Florentine Comunale. The director will debut at the Grand Opera with “Queen of Spades”, which he set in Amsterdam, Paris, at the festival “Maggio Musicale Fiorentino”. And from the day of its premiere, and it is 17 years old, lives an active production stage of life.

“This is a joint result of these revisions, – said earlier RIA Novosti Dodin. – I’ve been working on this work of genius, since 1998, and then often returned to the “Queen of Spades.” The main thing, of course, remained the same, and some internal moves have changed something clarified “.

And the show at the Grand, according Dodin will not be a mere repetition of previous – Moscow “Queen of Spades” must be born again.

The history of the disease

Dodin believes that the “Queen of Spades” – “one of the most tragic … works by Tchaikovsky, a work of mystical and, in any case, the metaphysical “.

” We are trying to treat it as a work of history of the disease – not so much clinical as psychological, metaphysical or rather, because passion, tearing human – it is a passion to win in life one moment at one blow. But it is an illusion that has plagued us all and which, I think, is subject to all the world. No one wants to process all want results. And this, unfortunately, almost always leads to self-destruction, because life can not win “- quoted from an interview in Paris Dodin” Russian idea “the press service of the Bolshoi Theater.

Mighty Handful

Setting in the Great – the first creative meeting with Mikhail Jurowski Dodin – head of the famous musical dynasty. His sons – Vladimir and Dmitry – already conducted a performance of “The Queen of Spades” at the Paris Opera.

Michail Jurowski bind Bolshoi Theatre with long-standing relationship: here he was a child came to his father’s ballet “Scarlet Sails” in the Great was the conductor’s podium before his departure to Germany (in 1989). In recent years, cooperation with the Bolshoi Theatre resumed: led by Yurovsky back on historical scene “The Fiery Angel” by Prokofiev, and this season the conductor performed with the symphony orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre.

The scenery for the play created a legendary theater artist David Borovsky (1934-2006). During his life, the set designer has designed over 150 productions worked with directors such as Yuri Lyubimov, Oleg Yefremov, Anatoly Efros, Lev Dodin. In Moscow production as an issuer of the artist made his son Alexander Borovsky.

The author of costumes – Chloe Obolensky, who is active in drama and musical theater as well as in the movies. For the Lighting meets Jean Kalman – Lighting of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

The cast

The main role will act first and permanent German Dodin – People’s Artist of Russia Vladimir Galuzin Recognized as one of the best performers of the party in the world. In the game, Lisa – Evelyn Dobracheva – a graduate of Berlin University of the Arts to them. H. Eisler. In the role of the Countess engaged three singers: the soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre Larisa Diadkova, guest soloist with the Bolshoi Elena Zaremba and soloist of the Bolshoi Irina Dolzhenko. The party Eletsky act opera soloist Stanislav Kuflyuk Krakow and Tomsk sings Alexander Kasyanov, made a successful debut in 2014 in the opera “The Tsar’s Bride”.


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