Among the operas, the most famous of them in the nineteenth century, the main place is Faust by Charles Gounod on the Triangle I.V. Goethe. Almost co-opera tion of the popula- tion in Russia: The Bolshoi Theater was first published in 1866, all in only 7 years after the event In Paris.
Without prejudice, Faust is part of the Russian and Moscovian opera culture. Among the celebrated worshipers of the Soviet Union was a young doctor, and then a famous writer and dramaturgist - Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940). The opera Gounod is "a percussive feather of his" creativity; She mentions, including in the novel "Master and Margarita".
The new opera house "Fausta" in the year of the 150th anniversary of the first Moscow peak, and the 125th anniversary of the birth of Mikhail Bulgakov. In the work of the director Yekaterina and drama, with the knowledge and history of the opera of Mikhail Mugin, the heroes of Goethe and Gounod are recognized here as recognizable as Moses.
Opera in three acts
The musical director and conductor Jan Latham-Koenig
Conductor Andrey Lebedev
Directed by Ekaterina Odegova
Scenography by Ethel Ioshpa
Costumes by Svetlana Grischenkova
Light Nikita Smolov
Choirmaster Julia Senyukova
Playwright Mikhail Mouginstein
Performed in French with Russian subtitles
Duration of the performance 3 hours 40 minutes (with two intermissions)
The premiere took place on September 15, 2016.
Recommended for children over 12 years old
Opera "Faust" Charles Gounod was written on the basis of the first part of the famous tragedy IV. Goethe.
So much thought about the scientific truths Faust! He is no longer young ... Can Mephistopheles return his youth? An evil spirit can make a hero young, but he calls a fee high: he wants to take away the soul of Faust.
And now Faust is young, hot blood flows in his veins, he is ready to plunge into entertainment, enjoy life, enjoy every moment. Moreover, he already knows that in the world lives a beautiful Margarita - a beautiful and virtuous girl.
With the help of Mephistopheles, Faust does not need to tempt Margarita. She fell in love with him, and he left her! Is this girl going to die because of Faust? Does not her pure love save Faust's soul, which the devil holds tightly in his claws?
“ Awesome music. Good voices. Highly recommend.
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