Beethoven Hall

23 & 25 May, 19:00


Young Artists Opera Program and director’s workshops of Oleg Kudryashov (Russian University of Theatre Arts - GITIS) and Dmitry Brusnikin (Moscow Art Theatre School-Studio) joint project.
Part I

STORY OF ONE MISTAKE

Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Cantata Fonti del Pianto, RV 656

Text by unknown author
Cantata Cessate, omai cessate, RV 684
Text by unknown author

Cast:
In Love — Ruslana Koval (soprano)
Desperate — Vadim Volkov (contratenor)
Inaccessible — Maria Tukhar
Doctor — Kirill Korneychuk

Director: Natalia Shurganova (Oleg Kudryashov’s workshop)
Camera: Sofia Naboka
Video mapping: Fyodor Shmelkin Montage: Sofia Naboka, Fyodor Shmelkin, Natalia Shurganova
Location: Zalina Kantemirova


FAREWELL / DA CAPO

Tomazo Albinoni (1671-1751)

Cantata Filli, chiedi al mio core, op. 4 No. 6

Text by unknown author
Cantata Lontananza crudel, mi squarci il core, op. 4 No. 5
Text by unknown author

Cast:
He (Ghost) — Victoria Karkacheva (mezzo-soprano)
She — Anastasia Barun (soprano)
Friend — Daniil Orlov, Elizaveta Dmitrieva

Director: Polina Zolotovitskaya (Oleg Kudryashov’s workshop)


WHERE IS THE EXIT?

Georg Friedrich Händel (1685-1759)

Cantata Ahi, nelle sorte umane, HWV 179

Text by unknown author
Cantata Tra le fiamme (Il consiglio), HWV 170
Text by Benedetto Pamphili

Cast:
Scientist — Ilya Nikulin
Assistant 1 — Utarida Mirzamova (soprano)
Assistant 2 — Vadim Volkov (contratenor)
Creature — Tamuna Gochashvili (soprano)

Director: Dmitry Lobos (Oleg Kudryashov’s workshop)


STRONG ARGUMENTS

Georg Friedrich Händel

Fragment from cantata Messiah, HWV 56

Text: The Book of the Prophet Isaiah
Fragment from cantata Delirio Amoroso
Text by Benedetto Pamphili

Cast:
Guru — Alexander Utkin (bass-baritone)
Mother — Kristina Mkhitaryn (soprano)
Adepts — Larisa Kokoeva, Rostislav Lavrentiev, Artem Volobuev (23.05)
Rostislav Lavrentiev, Evgeny Syty, Larisa Kokoeva (25.05)

Director: Alexander Molochnikov (Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre)


Part II

Josef Haydn (1732-1809)

Arianna a Naxos

Text by unknown author
Evgenia Asanova (mezzo-soprano)

Director: Vasily Mikhailov (Dmitry Brusnikin’s workshop)


Thomas Arne (1710-1778)

Bacchus and Ariadne

Cantata from the collection Six English Cantatas
Text by unknown author

Cast:
Silen — Andrey Sklayrenko (tenor)
Ariadne — Xenia Porosnykh
Expert criminalist — Kristina Yakimushkina
Investigator — Nikita Yuranov
Journalist — Alexander Zolotovitsky
Photography Director — Dmitry Nikolaev

Director: Yana Gladkih (Dmitry Brusnikin’s workshop)
Coach on English vocal phonetics


Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868)

Giovanna d’Arco

Text by unknown author

Cast:
Giovanna — Vasilisa Berzhanskaya (mezzo-sorpano)
Security guard — Valentin Kharenko

Director: Sergei Shchedrin (Dmitry Brusnikin’s workshop)
Designer — Marina Levina
Sound Designer — Leonid Imennykh

Piano part: Elizaveta Dmitrieva, Daniil Orlov
Coach: Fabián Schofrin
Coach Assistant: Alexei Yakimov
Playwrights: Ilya Kukharenko, Tatiana Belova
Curator of the project: Ilya Kukharenko



				
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