English Themes - Theatre

My last visit to the theatre was visiting the Bolshoi Theatre. It was wonderfully.

I listened s opera Stone Guest. Id like to tell you something about it.

My seat (place) was in the stalls (). I took the opera-glasses for better visibility. It was opera in two acts and lasted about 2 hours. The conductor was national actor of () Eriler. The actor who played the part of Don Juan was . , the part of Leporello . , and actress who played the part of Laura was . . Among the outstanding Russian opera classics, probably no other production called forth such arguments and divergence of views as Dargomyzhskys Stone Guest.

It was not accidental that was attracted by this small tragedy of Pushkin. He often turned to Pushkins poetry in his creative work. About twenty romances were based on it.

But in his early opera, D didnt leave Pushkinscys text untouched. He introduced a number of changes dictated by his musical-dramatically conception. To solve the innovative task that he set for himself in Stone Guest, he dared to undertake only on the peak of his creative career. Stone Guest was one of the Pushkins remarkable works of poetic games. Belinski called this tragedy the richest, magnificent diamond in the poets crown.

The complex psychological content was embodied by Pushkin in a comparatively compact and ideally finished form. Every detail is weighty, every word and every intonation is fuel of meaning. To express all this in music is a difficult, but thankful task. I want to advice you to listen the opera Stone Guest.

: 10/12/2006