December 6, 7 and 8
"Siberia" by U. Giordano
The melodrama with a tragical final, story of a courtesan who went to the penal servitude following her lover and died in attempt to run away. The librettist Luigi Illika used some motives of Tolstoy and Dostoyevski's works, this is why his production reminds a Russian psychological novel.
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ATTENTION! The date of the program has changed! Now it is Saturday, Dec 14th!
In the night from the 14th to 15th of December artists of "Helikon-opera" will perform on air at "Moscow-24" TV channel
The shooting of "Theatre. Favourites" program with participation of "Helikon-opera" artists and its Artistic Director Dmitry Bertman took part in the broadcasting studio of "Moscow-24" TV channel.
The premiere of "The Stone Guest by A. S. Dargomyzhsky
On the 28th of November on stage of GITIS Students Theatre in a Big Gneznikovsky side-street, the premiere of "The Stone Guest" by A. S. Dargomyzhsky will take place. The new performance is presented by the workshop of People's Artist of Russia Professor Dmitry Bertman (stage director Galina Timakova).
The second series of "Un ballo in maschera" by G. Verdi
On November 28-30, December 1 the second series of premiere performance of "Un ballo in Maschera" by G. Verdi, staged by Dmitry Bertman, will be presented on stage of "Helikon-opera". The premiere was held on the 5th September 2013 and started Wagner/Verdi festival, which took place in "Helikon-opera" in September and October.
"Helikon-opera" soloist was nominated for "The Golden Mask" Russian national theatre prize.
"Helikon-opera" soloist Alexey Tikhomirov was nominated for "The Golden Mask" Russian national theatre prize for the part of Boris Godunov in the same name performance of Yekaterinburg theatre of opera and ballet.
Today is the birthday of People's Artist of Russia, founder and Artistic Director of "Helikon-opera" professor Dmitry Bertman.
WAGNER/VERDI festival has been finished
On October 27 Wagner/Verdi festival ended with a gala-concert at Svetlanov Hall of the Moscow International House of Music Festival. Soloists, chorus and orchestra of the theater presented the program, which included the most striking pieces from the vast artistic heritage of both composers.
A premiere of a new concert program "Love Forever" by "Helikon-Opera" - will be held at the Moscow State Variety Theatre
Performances of opera stars and rock musicians or pop groups always attract attention. They do not happen often and usually resemble a short sally into enemy’s territory , where everything is different – the different rhythmic basis, a different range of frequencies. Moscow musical theater "Helikon" has already annexed the territory of the Soviet opera and folk songs, romances, and even songs from the cartoons, staging such performances as "Kalinka -Opera", "Cartoons-opera “, “Back in the USSR”. Now the People's Artist of Russia Dmitry Bertman carries out a new experiment, visiting Moscow State Variety theatre with "Helikon-Opera"s troupe.
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A diary of Wagner / Verdi festival: a new life of "Aida"
On October 4 and 6 "Aida" in Dmitry Bertman’s production was performed in the context of the festival Wagner / Verdi in "Helikon- Opera" theatre. Music director of the performance - Kirill Tikhonov, set and costume designers - Tatiana Tulubieva and Igor Nezhny.
Artists of "Helikon-Opera" opened the First annual Festival of Arts "Silver Birds" at the Vnukovo airport
On October, 1 artists of "Helikon -Opera" opened the First annual Festival of Arts "Silver Birds" at the Vnukovo airport. The festival was dedicated to the International Day of Music, its audience included air passengers, meeting and seeing off. It is planned that the festival will be held annually. At the opening General Manager of Vnukovo Airport Vasily Alexandrov said: "I hope this musical celebration will be a great amusement to passengers and airport employees".
"Helikon-opera" tour to Thailand
Troupe of Moscow musical theatre “Helikon-opera” under Dmitry Bertman returned from Thailand, where the theatre took part in the XV International music festival in Bangkok. The largest Asian musica festival was founded in 1999. According to tradition, the event is held under the patronage of the princesses of the Royal House of Thailand. For the past years its organizers turned the Festival into a world-class event. Each year the festival gathers the elite of not only traditional art forms such as opera, ballet, symphonic music, jazz, modern dance, but also such exotic for Thailand arts as the ballet on ice and the Latin dances.
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