Weekend in Moscow: the premiere of the ballet «Masquerade» in the theater Sats and exhibition of Gaudi

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in foobarcontroller the exhibition of Antonio Gaudi. Barcelona in the Moscow Museum of modern art. The layout of the Sagrada Familia. Scale 1:400Weekend in Moscow: the premiere of the ballet «Masquerade» in the theater Sats and exhibition of Gaudi© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

The coming weekend Muscovites can spend at the exhibition of the architect Antonio Gaudi in the Moscow Museum of modern art or to see an exhibition of Armenian impressionism at the Museum of Russian impressionism, to attend the premiere of the ballet «Masquerade» in Children’s musical theatre named after Natalia Sats or solo performance of Oleg Menshikov «1900» in the theater named Yermolova, as well as watch the actual documentaries about the world of art at the festival Beat Film Festival or the long-awaited premiere of the blockbuster «pirates of the Caribbean: Dead men tell no tales».


In the Moscow Museum of modern art opened an exhibition about the work of famous Spanish architect Antonio Gaudi. The exhibition presents more than 150 works, from plans and drawings student of Gaudi and furniture from the House Calvet and decorative tiles from Park güell in the late period of his creativity. The project aims to trace the artistic path of Gaudi, noting the most notable engineering achievements of the architect during his lifetime, and his influence on contemporary culture in General. The exhibition consists of five thematic sections: the audience will get acquainted with the biography of the Creator, learn about urban objects that have become symbols of Barcelona, in particular, about the school of St. Theresa, the Palace and Park güell, Casa Vicens, Casa batlló. It is noteworthy that the exhibition was opened in the year of the 165th anniversary of the birthday of the architect.

Saturday on stage Children’s musical theatre named after Natalia Sats will take place the premiere of the ballet «Masquerade» by Mikhail Lermontov’s play, staged by the famous choreographer Kirill Simonov on music of composer Aram Khachaturian. According to artistic Director George Isaakyan, this performance appeared in the playbill in the centenary year of the legendary performance by Vsevolod Meyerhold at the Alexandrinsky theatre and the year of the centenary of the revolution in Russia to mark the significant date. The ballet continues the tradition of initiation of adolescents and young people to classical music and literary heritage, but of course will be interesting for representatives of different generations. The performance will feature the Suite to Lermontov’s drama «Masquerade», a Suite for the play Lavrenev «Lermontov» and other works by Aram Khachaturian.

Sunday guests of the Yermolova theatre will see a performance based on the play by famous Italian writer Alessandro Baricco called «1900». Solo performance artistic Director of theatre of Oleg Menshikov tells about the extraordinary fate of a talented pianist who in infancy was found on Board a transatlantic liner and never set foot on shore. Passengers are unknown, where did this man where he learned such a masterful game. Menshikov has created a statement together with the Director Galina Dubovskoy and designer Igor Popov. Music performed by the pianist Oleg Starinov, bassist Denis Shushkov and drummer Piotr Talalay.


Thursday saw the premiere of the blockbuster «pirates of the Caribbean: Dead men tell no tales» with johnny Depp as captain Jack Sparrow. Directors of the new film are Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg, and the company Depp made the Oscar-winning Javier Bardem and Geoffrey rush. Bardem played the captain of the team dead Salazar, nicknamed the Butcher of the Sea, feeding a special hatred for Jack. Defeat the enemy captain Sparrow, with a mythical Trident of Poseidon, for which he will travel in the company of a compelling Karina Smith and the young sailor Henry. Shooting of the blockbuster took place on the East coast of Australia, Moreton Bay, natural Park, Lennox Headland, mount Tambourine, the Whitsunday Islands and in Vancouver. The scene on the ships were shot on large-scale «arena ships» with almost full-size courts that are installed on mobile platforms.

This week has not pleased fans of the movie big premiere. With a vengeance to fill these gaps will try international documentary film festival about a new culture called the Beat Film Festival, which began on Thursday. A large-scale showcase that will acquaint spectators with loud documentaries on current events in the world of music, contemporary art, street culture, sports and new technologies. On Saturday the festival will be screenings of the film «Patience (Sebald)» about the life of the author of the books «Rings of Saturn» and «Austerlitz», «Leonard Cohen: bird on a wire» about a recently deceased musician and others. On Sunday you can see a picture of the concert of the popular musicians Major Lazer in Cuba.