Operetta “Die Fledermaus” to feature in Penza with orchestral music
Penza, 20 June 2016. PenzaNews. The artists of the M. Yaushev State Musical Theater of Mordovia will present the operetta “Die Fledermaus” at the Penza culture and leisure center on Thursday, June 23.
They will be accompanied by an orchestra, the culture and leisure center director Evgeny Shilov told PenzaNews.
“The actors are coming here with a full-fledged play – three sets of decorations and an orchestra in the pit. The reconstruction of the culture and leisure center featured an orchestral pit in the large hall: we will try it in action,” he said.
As he pointed out, the audience are waiting in anticipation, in spite of the tradition summer decline of interest to cultural events.
“We already sold a third of the tickets for the play,” Evgeny Shilov clarified.
According to him, the “Open Stage” project that featured the performance of “Die Fledermaus” in Penza will soon be continued.
In particular, there are plans to organize cultural exchange with theaters of Samara and Saratov, Evgeny Shilov announced.
The three-act operetta “Die Fledermaus” is based on real events that took place in the 19th century Paris, and adapted for Austria: a cheating husband is put in his place by a wise wife with the aid of a crafty maid.
“Die Fledermaus,” a play by Johann Strauss, is an entertaining play full of dance that follows many traditions of the Italian buff opera, with a Vienna waltz leitmotif noticeable throughout the performance.
The play is produced by the Distinguished Artist of Mordovia Alexander Chelyshev, conducted by the Distinguished Worker of Arts Sergei Kisse, designed by Vladimir Fursov, with costumes by Svetlana Tundavina and dances by Alexei Batrakov.