Ballet

Carmen suite/ Walpurgis night

Carmen suite/ Walpurgis night
80 хв.

“Carmen suite”
A ballet set to music of Rodion Shchedrin and Georges Bizet

“Walpurgis night” ballet-scene from opera “Faust” Ch. Guonod

Libretto
“Carmen suite”

A ballet set to music of Rodion Shchedrin and Georges Bizet.
The story is about tragic fate of the gipsy girl Carmen and her lover soldier Jose whom she deserted for young toreador. Relationship of the characters and the death of Carmen at the hands of Jose appeared to be unavoidable doom.

“Walpurgis night” ballet-scene from opera “Faust” Ch. Guonod

Charles Gounod (1818-1893) enriched the French opera music, called grand opera and opera comique, with new genre of lyric opera. Its peculiarities were: lyric interpretation of any plot, emphasis on interrelation of the characters, great number of lyric scenes and lively melody. “Faust”, the first lyric opera, was staged in 1859 in Theatre Lyrique in Paris. In 10 years the remake of this opera was shown in Paris Opera. According to the style of the French grand opera, Charles Gounod added to it a ballet scene, which presents bacchanalia in the mountains during Walpurgis night when as a legend says witches are observing their great sabbath.

About show

“Carmen suite”
A ballet set to music of Rodion Shchedrin and Georges Bizet.
The story is about tragic fate of the gipsy girl Carmen and her lover soldier Jose whom she deserted for young toreador. Relationship of the characters and the death of Carmen at the hands of Jose appeared to be unavoidable doom.

“Walpurgis night” ballet-scene from opera “Faust” Ch. Guonod
Charles Gounod (1818-1893) enriched the French opera music, called grand opera and opera comique, with new genre of lyric opera. Its peculiarities were: lyric interpretation of any plot, emphasis on interrelation of the characters, great number of lyric scenes and lively melody. “Faust”, the first lyric opera, was staged in 1859 in Theatre Lyrique in Paris. In 10 years the remake of this opera was shown in Paris Opera. According to the style of the French grand opera, Charles Gounod added to it a ballet scene, which presents bacchanalia in the mountains during Walpurgis night when as a legend says witches are observing their great sabbath.

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print*The theater reserves the right to replace performers
11 September 2017
print*The theater reserves the right to replace performers