23.08.2016 | 12:24
Opera “Sadko” Theatre “Helikon-Opera” will open its 27th season. It will be the second in the home theater on Nikitskaya – restoration of the building was completed in 2015. As they say in the theater, the past season was the first in the history of events at saturation, the number of events and a variety of creative projects, and new promises to be no less dynamic.
The main events of the season 2016/17 – of course, opera premiere. The first – “Turandot” by G. Puccini, the performance will put the people’s artist of Russia, professor Dmitry Bertman, the sets and costumes create an artist from China Camellia Hsiao-Wen Ku, and the musical director of the production will be conducted by People’s Artist of the USSR Vladimir Fedoseyev
The repertoire will be “Il Trovatore” by Verdi, staged by Dmitry Bertman, conductor and director -. Alviye Kazellati (Italy), and the play “The Seven Deadly Sins” to the music of Kurt Weill Julian producer-director Ilya Ilyin
The theater will present a special project – the opera “Chaadsky” Alexander Manotskova. Stage Director and Costume Designer – Kirill Serebrennikov. Production designer – Alexey Tregubov
In the new season on stage of “Helikon-Opera” plays back “Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk” by DD Shostakovich (on the 90th anniversary of Galina Vishnevskaya), “The Barber of Seville” by G.. Rossini, “Rasputin” by J.. Riza, “Falstaff” John. Verdi, “Siberia” by U. Giordano.
Particularly historic event will be an exchange tour of “Helikon-Opera” and the Estonian National Opera. Since the days of the Soviet Union the theater troupe of the Estonian is not performed in the Russian capital. On the stage of “Helikon-Opera” guests will present “Faust” by Gounod directed by Dmitry Bertman (conductor – Vello Pähn), as well as the ballet “The Goblin” Eduard Tubin (conductor – Vello Pähn, choreographer – Marina Kesler, known in Russian performances at the festival ” Golden mask “and the choreography of the program « The Bolshoi ballet » on the TV channel” Culture “). In turn, on the Estonian stage presentation held Helikon “The Tsar’s Bride».
By the 110th anniversary of the birth of Dmitri Shostakovich will be a concert “Shostakovich instead welter,” which will feature the vocal-symphonic poem “The Execution of Stepan Razin”, cantata “anti-formalist rayok” and other works by the composer. In addition, the ensemble “Concertino” will present a chamber program “Loneliness on the people».
During the season, chamber music concerts will prepare soloists of “Helikon-Opera” Honoured Artist of Russia Sergey Toptygin Elena Semyonova and Marina Karpechenko and Irina Samoilova, Anna and Dmitri Pegova Skorikov.
To hear and young talents – so young pianist Varvara Kutuzova Fellow Spivakov fund “New Names” and “Fairway” silver medalist “The Nutcracker” competition (2015), received the opportunity to perform in “Helikon-Opera” as a special prize at the competition Denis Matsuev Grand Piano Competition. Her recital is expected in January.
A new season in “Helikon-Opera” was told at the gathering troupe
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