Theatrical premiere June: «the snow maiden» and «Soul»

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June will be in Russia a month Premier festival in the framework of International theatre festival named after Chekhov in Moscow and the «Stars of the White nights» in St. Petersburg, at the Bolshoi theatre premiere of the Opera by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov «the snow maiden», and «Fomenko Workshop» will release in may the promised performance of «Soul.»

The Bolshoi theatre

At the historic Bolshoi theatre on 15 June, the premiere of Rimsky-Korsakov’s «snow maiden». The author of the libretto, created by the same play of the Russian classic Alexander Ostrovsky — the composer himself. In the creation of performances involving the head of the Bolshoi Opera and chief conductor Tugan Sokhiev, Director Alexander Titel, designer Vladimir Arefiev, chief chorus master: Valery Borisov.

«Music in my «maiden» amazing, I could never imagine a more suitable to her and so vividly expresses all the poetry of the Russian pagan cult in this first snow-cold, and then irresistibly passionate heroine of a fairy tale,» wrote Ostrovsky.

On Sunday 11 June at the Bolshoi theatre will take place opening of the Moscow international competition of ballet dancers and choreographers. This evening will be a gala concert of ballet dancers.

To participate in the contest allowed 230 participants, representatives of 17 countries. The jury headed by the outstanding choreographer Yuri Grigorovich. From Russia to the jury will include prima ballerina of the Bolshoi theater Svetlana Zakharova, head of the Mariinsky ballet Yuri Fateyev, the rector of the Academy of Russian ballet named after Vaganova Nikolai Tsiskaridze, Dean of the Moscow Academy of choreography Maria Leonova.

The competition is held in three rounds: June 12-13 — the first tour, June 15 — 16 — second, Jun 17 — the contest of choreographers. June 19 — third round and 20th — rewarding of winners and gala concert.

The Mariinsky theatre

The main event at «Mariinsky theatre» will be a jubilee, XXY international music festival «stars of the white nights», which will begin may 26 and will last until July 23. The festival will host about 200 performances with participation of stars of the world stage.

The theatre will host the St. Petersburg premiere of Opera «the King of chess» by Alexander Tchaikovsky. Fans waiting for the premiere of the ballet Yaroslavna of Boris Tischenko choreography by Vladimir Varnava and «seasons» to music by max Richter based on the cycle of Antonio Vivaldi’s setting of Elijah of the Living.

On the day of the birth of composer Igor Stravinsky on June 17 in honor of its 135th anniversary at all venues of the Mariinsky theater will only sound the music of Stravinsky.

A special event awaits viewers on June 18 premiere of the Opera «adriana Lecouvreur» in directing a partiot, Isabelle, Pierre, with the participation of Anna Netrebko, Vladislav Sulimsky and Yusif Eyvazov. The production will be the first reference to the Opera by Francesco Cilea for the Mariinsky theater, Valery Gergiev and Anna Netrebko.

At the festival «stars of the white nights» will sound voices of the world Opera stars, including Placido Domingo, Maria Guleghina, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Eva-Maria Westbrook, Albina Shagimuratova.


The first day of summer in the Moscow theater «Helikon-Opera» held the world premiere of Alexander Manotskov «Chatsky» staged by the renowned Director Kirill Serebrennikov, who has also acted as costume designer. Author — renowned artist and producer Pavel Kaplevich. Music Director and conductor Felix Korobov, stage designer Alexei Tregubov.

Not by chance the name of the Opera in tune with the main character of the famous Griboyedov Comedy «Woe from wit» — Chadsky — — Chaadayev.

«My Chadsky — synthesized character. In Griboyedov Comedy not only he was the prototype of his character — the author was referring to Pyotr Yakovlevich Chaadaev, — said on the eve of the premiere of the Manotskov. And this anecdote that the man was considered crazy, taken from life. Chaadaev was declared insane when he wrote his «Philosophical letters».

According to the composer, the Opera and used other literary sources — the last monologue from «diary of a madman» by Gogol, Persian poetry.

«My character Chatsky really is crazy, for real. But no one understands, and crazy calling them on a completely different subject», — said the Manotskov.

When creating the Opera, the composer used the theme of Griboedov waltz that is woven into the musical fabric of the play throughout the action.

Peter Fomenko’s Workshop

Masterskaya Fomenko promised release in may the play «Souls» by Gogol. The premiere will take place on 5 June.

Director Fyodor Malyshev appealed to such a rare in the theatre genre as «carnival menippea». According to philosopher and culturologist Mikhail Bakhtin, this is «journalistic genre of antiquity, acutely responsive to the ideological issues of the day».

The sound of the orchestra «Nevsky prospect» in a carnival kaleidoscope in the play-like the little devils, Gogol’s characters. The young mistress with her death grip, grieving over a lost nose collegiate assessor Kovalev, dope-head doing Box, silver-tongued ad nauseam Manilov and Chichikov, with his dream of equity…

Carnival menippea is a farce, and clowning, satire and the search for truth be in the statement of Malysheva in the artistic unity.

Along with the Director worked on the production set designer Vladislav Frolov, costume designer Pavel Kaplevich, choreographer Nikolay Kukushkin. The cast Dmitry Zakharov, Polina Agureeva, Maria Andreeva, Evgeniy Tsyganov.

The theater named Yermolova

Moscow Ermolova theatre opens the summer an unusual project — «Movie on stage», which planned to carry out the reading script favorite domestic films stars of contemporary cinema and theatre. The project’s artistic Director Oleg Menshikov.

The first number in this project will be legendary Pokrovskiye Vorota Mikhail Kozakov, film, work which made Oleg Menshikov Union star.

Re-execute the script of the film «Pokrovskie Vorota» Oleg Menshikov, Anna Ardov, Mikhail Efremov, Kristina Asmus, Alexander Petrov, Daria Melnikova.

Gogol center

Theatrical premiere June: «the snow maiden» and «Soul»© RIA Novosti / Evgeny betuweroute in PhotoBank to Europe with the orchestra of the Mariinsky theatretheatre «Gogol-center» will present the play «I am 30 years old». The author is a musician, writer and creative Director of the festival «picnic Afisha» Vasily Zorkiy. The premiere will take place on 6 and 7 June.

The play «I am 30 years old» based on the columns of «the Unknown citizen», which Basil wrote from 2014 to 2016 for The Village. Texts is a meditation on human life at the turn of the twenties in contemporary Moscow. About yourself, friends, love, work, about what is happening around them.

«I’m 30 years old» is in some sense a performance about the end of the hipster era, — told RIA Novosti the Watchful. — The frustration and the loss of myself in everything creative, charismatic, and how with age you begin to think about what really matters — how you live, how you communicate with people where to work and what does it all mean? This is a play about a man who goes through an identity crisis in Moscow 2017″.

XIII Chekhov theatre festival

Theatrical premiere June: «the snow maiden» and «Soul»© RIA Novosti / Natalia to Seliverstova fotobank in Moscow opens the exhibition «Alexander Kalyagin. The roles that we choose»international theatre festival named after A. Chekhov, which this year celebrates 25 years, will be held in Moscow from may 24 to July 20. The program 22 performances of different genres from 15 countries. Will open the festival theatre Komische Oper from Berlin, who arrived in Moscow after a long break, with a performance of «the Magic flute» by Mozart.

An extensive program will present the theatres of France: «Comedie française» theatre de La Ville, Theater «Bouffe du Nord». In the June part of the festival the performances will present the familiar and beloved by the Russian audience Philippe jeanty («Internal landscapes» from 5 to 9 June) and Charlie Chaplin’s grandson James Thierry («the Frog was right», from 26 to 30 June). The famous «comédie française» will show a romantic drama of Hugo’s «Lucrezia Borgia,» and the theater «Bouffe du Nord» — the play «battlefield» — the stage adaptation and directed by Peter brook and Marie hélène Estienne.

The UK will introduce a longtime friend of Russia and festival Director Declan Donnellan, who brings his play «Winter’s tale» by Shakespeare (from 4 to 6 June). Also the UK will present three dance works. One of them — «4×4 Ephemeral architecture» company «Gandini Juggling» — can be seen on 1 and 2 June.

Come to Moscow and theaters from the United States and Canada. In June you will see the play «Platform No. 3» — the original version based on Chekhov’s play «Three sisters» theatre Movement Bazaar from Los Angeles (June 19 and 20). Canada will present the work of Robert Lepage «887», which will show in July.

Fans of tango 1 and June 2 will be able to see the work already well known to Muscovites companies from Argentina, «tango Metropolis Dance company that will present «tango show» in two parts: «Lorca tango» based on the tragedy of Lorca’s «blood wedding» and «Suite Troilo» to the music of Astor Piazzolla.

Moscow Conservatory

Theatrical premiere June: «the snow maiden» and «Soul»© Photo from personal archivetool: family theaters help parents strengthen relationships with covers the beginning of June – the 5th day — in the Great hall of the Conservatory will be «Gershwin-gala» in connection with the 80th anniversary of the composer’s death. This concert dedicated to Gershwin — the founder of American classical music, the author of the first national Opera «Porgy and Bess», the composer, who introduced jazz to classical music, and first brought jazz into the academic scene.

The concert attended by young American musicians and vocalists — Michelle Bradley (soprano), Sidney Outlaw (baritone), Kathy Mahan (piano). The evening involved the Central orchestra of the Ministry of defence, conductor American mark Mandarano.

The program includes all the musical genres in which he worked Gershwin. You will hear the symphonic poem «an American in Paris» and «Rhapsody in style a Blues» for piano and orchestra, as well as its well-known Summertime. In the program — arias and duets from the Opera «Porgy and Bess».

Bequest of the composer, the Opera should be performed only for black singers. In concert they will be performed by African-American Opera stars Sidney Outlaw and Michelle Bradley. Concerts dedicated to Gershwin will be held in several Russian cities — Moscow, Kaliningrad, Ryazan, Vladimir.

From 13 to 29 June in the Grand hall will host an anniversary organ marathon. Students will be able to enjoy the splendor of a restored authority and to assess the skill of the organists of the Moscow Conservatory.

Russian national orchestra

Theatrical premiere June: «the snow maiden» and «Soul»© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotobank Moscow theatre school of the BRICS countries will show their «Romeo and Juliet»by the Russian national orchestra (RNO) completes the season June 5. The orchestra will perform in the Concert hall named after Tchaikovsky with delicate programme with a «French accent» for the novice audiophiles and discerning listeners.

The common thread of the program will be concerts of Chopin’s two piano pearls lyrics created by 20-year-old composer almost simultaneously and denote «threshold» in the life of Chopin, who left the home and remained in Paris.

The performance of these concertos in one evening — not an easy task for the pianist, requiring from the performer and brilliant technique and emotional concentration. Solo will be in the evening one of the most talented representatives of the Russian piano school Alexei Volodin. Virtuoso, an exclusive artist of «Steinway», he is known as a fine lyricist. A CD with his interpretation of Chopin’s music, was awarded the Choc de Classica and five stars from Diapason magazine.

This evening will also be filled with overtures to two comic operas, created in Paris — «the Journey to Reims» by Rossini and «Beatrice and Benedict» of Berlioz.

The conductor Russian national orchestra Alexander Vedernikov, brilliantly owning and Opera, and symphonic repertoire.