PARIS, March 16. /TASS/. The corporate of the Bolshoi Theater has arrived in Paris for a short two-day go to. This weekend, the Russian firm will carry out twice on the stage of the Halle aux Grains of the Philharmonie de Paris. On Saturday, March 16, they’ll current The Maid of Pskov, an opera by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and on Sunday, March 17, the venue will host the live performance of the Russian Spring program, which incorporates the efficiency of music items by Sergei Rakhmaninov, Alexander Borodin and Georgy Sviridov, head of press workplace of the Bolshoi Theater Katerina Novikova mentioned.
Based on her, the soloists of the opera, the choir and orchestra of the Bolshoi Theater flew to Paris from Toulouse, the place they took half within the first pageant “French-Russian musical seasons” (Les Musicales franco-russes), created on the initiative of the Bolshoi Theater chief conductor Tugan Sokhiev.
“The maestro can be the inventive director of the Nationwide Orchestra of the Capitol of Toulouse, he has been heading it since 2008, and on this place he’s doing his greatest to carry Russia and France nearer, typically performing works by Russian composers,” Novikova mentioned, stressing that the brand new pageant in Toulouse is held beneath the auspices of President of France.
Novikova additionally mentioned that the Bolshoi Theater had the respect of finishing a large-scale musical discussion board, which lasted from February 22. The Bolshoi Theater performances in Toulouse fell on the three remaining days of the pageant – from March 13 to March 15.
On March 13, the theater’s choir carried out works by Russian composers, in addition to Russian people songs and romances. On March 14, the well-known opera by Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades adopted.
On March 15, the Maid of Pskov, an opera by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov was carried out.
The French viewers is acquainted with one other title of this opera – Ivan le Horrible/ Ivan the Horrible. Underneath this title it was first launched to Paris by Sergei Diaghilev, included Feodor Chaliapin as Ivan the Horrible. This yr will mark the 110th anniversary of its Paris premiere.