09:00, 31 March 2023, author: Nesterova A.
This week’s news from the world of culture: theatrical previews and cinema classics
The first days of April are definitely worth spending them in an interesting and useful way – in a cinema or theater.
Image source: @freepik/freepik.comThe cultural events of this week will transport you to the past, very distant or relatively recent. The amplitude of your movement in time depends only on your desire.
A retrospective of Alexandre Mitta’s films will be held in Moscow
MovieImage source: @freepik/freepik.comScreenings dedicated to the director’s 90th birthday will take place at the Oktyabr cinema. From April 5 to April 16, fans of Mitta’s work can see the canvases “How Tsar Peter Married Married”, “The Tale of Wanderings”, “The Crew”, “Burn, Burn, My Star”. On the day of the start of the retrospective, the son of an outstanding filmmaker, Evgeny Mitta, will answer questions from the audience and talk about the process of making the films.Alexander Naumovich Mitta celebrated his 90th birthday on March 28.
Theater. Evg. Vakhtangov will present the premiere – “Paul I”
“Paul I”Image source: teatral-online.ruOn March 30 and 31, the show will “burst” into the Nouvelle Scène du Théâtre. The main role will be played by Alexander Oleshko. Also in the production are Evgeny Karelskikh, Igor Kartashev, Oleg Makarov, Elena Sotnikova, Mikhail Vaskov and others. The production was directed by Natalya Kovaleva. She called this story about Paul I, which combined prose text by Dmitry Merezhkovsky and poetry by Yevgeny Simonov, “an unhistorical myth.” There are some references to the tragedy “Hamlet” by W. Shakespeare in the performance, since Emperor Paul was called the Russian Hamlet.
The Bolshoi Theater repertoire will be replenished with the opera Il trovatore
A curtainImage source: @No-longer-here/pixabayThe premiere of the production will take place from March 31 to April 2 on the historic stage. Director – Mikhail Kislyarov. Conductor: Maestro Jordi Bernacer. The performance was based on the libretto by Salvatore Cammarano. The parts of the main characters are performed by Khibla Gerzmava, Agunda Kulaeva, Igor Golovatenko, guest soloist of the Bolshoi Theater Ivan Gyngazov and Gaston Rivero.Spectators will find themselves in 15th century Spain. Castles, ghosts, a witch burned at the stake, a troubadour in love with Duchess Leonora – these are just some of the elements of the unique atmosphere that will soon reign on the stage of the Bolshoi Theater.
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