If nothing works, you have to culture it. To harmony to donate between two States, which are in a Phase of "political and economic dissonance", as stated by Stephan Steinlein, the chief of the Federal President, on Monday at the opening of the "Russian Seasons" in the Philharmonie bluntly. And also Olga Golodez, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, not to your word of greeting that runs around currently. Therefore, the guest performance will take place large-scale project "Russian Seasons", which bears his name in homage to the legendary Parisian ballet seasons, the Impresario Diaghilev, after stops in Japan and Italy, 2019 in Germany. Over 400 events will be experience in 70 different cities, Moscow is in favour of Euro 1.5 million jump.
For the "opening ceremony" is supposedly so easy to borders of classical music. The Russians send for, of all things, the country's controversial Putin is a friend of Valery Gergiev, is a piquant punch line. The actions of Russia in North Ossetia, the conductor, in order to find, as well as the annexation of the Crimea, and when it comes to the procedure of the state against homosexuals, the Maestro to the fact that in his home country, moreover, "on taboos will not be held applicable in the Western countries".
soft wishes Gergiev the orchestral sound
Gergiev is indisputably the most active touring artists in the country. However, instead of the 24/7 Maestros, you can't send the just-hottest-traded classical musicians at all, Teodor Currentzis, who is a native Greek, but since the study in Russia, and lives with his orchestra Musicaeterna of the "miracle of Perm" done and a provincial town in the Urals to the classical hotspot. In the official program, his Name is not mentioned, but only of his troupe, with which he will perform at the "Russian Seasons" in Hamburg and Cologne.
However, and this makes then but hope, presents Gergiev in addition to the eleven-year-old Alexandra, played with a fine stop piano pieces by Bach and Chopin, on Monday, "Iolanta", Tchaikovsky's last, in 1892, at the Mariinsky premiered in Opera, it's about a blind Princess, the light holds back the Power of the love in your eyes. One only sees well with the heart – a nice Motto for diplomats.
"Iolanta" is a rare experience on stage, because the song has no inszenierbare action and the drama inside the characters play. Tchaikovsky's music is terrific suffers; the time of his life Unhappy and hopes, with its protagonists and is able to translate the emotions in a touching musical language. Soft Valery wants Gergiev the orchestral sound, warm like a fur coat, he should be put to the vote. And in spite of his strange fluttering hand movements, the musicians of the Mariinsky-theatre your boss exactly what he wants.
Heavy Bass, flood-soprano
From its giant ensemble he has selected soloists blend perfectly with the Aesthetics of the emphatic melancholy. As Stanislav is Trofimov with a heavy, black Bass, king, Roman Burdenko sings a sensual counts of Burgundy, Evgeny Nikitin, baritone has the necessary metallic core, to certify the authority of the Islamic physician acoustically. With flutendem soprano Irina Churilova blooms as the title heroine of sad girls for life happy wife, you can kiss you awake from the lovestruck knight Vaudémont, for the Najmiddin Mavlyanov one can muster of those rare tenor voices, the Timbre of the young man with a trembling chest, and powerful amount of gloss.
the world of pain a man loses characters Tchaikovsky at the Happy ending of the identification with the Opera and to compose only a schematic oratorios-circuit capable, respected, Valery Gergiev. And directs the cheers, then, quite deliberately, as the Finale of a CPSU party tags: garish and artificial.More about
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