In Wales, the premiere staging of Prokofiev’s Opera «War and peace»

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotobanka Opera of Sergei Prokofiev’s War and peace. Archival photoIn Wales, the premiere staging of Prokofiev’s Opera «War and peace»© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

Premiere of an Opera of Sergey Prokofiev «War and peace» will be held at the National Opera of Wales on Saturday.

The production of «War and peace» by David Pountney, opens the autumn season of the National Opera of Wales.

«Staging will be the same and the same ambitious scale as the novel itself. Large-scale decorations, video projections and stunning costumes give the splendor of Russian society in the 1800-ies», — stated in the message of the theatre.

The conductor at the performance, which has created a unique score, is the musical Director of the National Opera of Wales, Tomas Hanus, according to the theater.

The play will be present charge d’affaires of Russia to Ivan Volodin, replacing the honorary patron of the play, Russian Ambassador to UK Alexander Yakovenko. Also at the premiere will be official in Wales.

After the premiere in Cardiff planned touring this performance across the country, including the Royal theatre of Opera and ballet in London.

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