Promo MOP DOCUMENTALES DAVID IOLANTA
Datos

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A night at the Real | Iolanta / Perséphone

P.I.Chaikovski / I. Stravinski
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Opera
25 min
Varios idiomas
FULL HD
Spanish
Production

Peter Sellars, Teodor Currentzis, Ekaterina Scherbachenko and Dominique Blanc tell us about the work carried out until reaching the premiere of this production: An extraordinary double programme with two works which “represent an ideal of beauty, poetry and hope”. 

 

Iolanta and Perséphone tell stories of transformation; two dramas laden with symbolism which take a path from light to darkness and back again, where there is always a shadow of one’s self behind each person. Peter Sellars tells the story using a single setting with very intense, abstract visual images where everything changes, as in Russian symbolist drama.

 

Coproduction with Televisión Española (TVE)

Iolanta

Lyrical opera in one act, in Russian language

Music by Piotr Ilich Chaikovski (1840-1893)

Libretto by Modest Chaikovski, based on King René's Daughter by Henrik Hertz

Premiered at the Mariinsky Theatre of Saint Petersburg on December 18, 1892

 

Perséphone

Melodramma in three parts, in French language

Music by Igor Stravinski (1882-1971)

Poem by André Gide

Premiered at the Paris Opera on April 30, 1934

 

New production of the Teatro Real, in coproduction with the Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow

 

Principal Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real

Pequeños Cantores of the JORCAM

 

Artistic team


Conductor | Teodor Currentzis

Stage director | Peter Sellars

Set designer | George Tsypin

Costume designer | Martin Pakledinaz

Co-costume designer | Helene Siebrits

Lighting designer | James F. Ingalls

Chorus master | Andrés Máspero

Choreography in collaboration with the dancers

 

Cast


Iolanta

King René | Dmitry Ulianov

Robert | Alexej Markov

Vaudémont | Pavel Cernoch

Ibn-Hakia | Willard White

Alméric | Vasily Efimov

Bertrand | Pavel Kudinov

Iolanta | Ekaterina Scherbachenko

Marta | Ekaterina Semenchuk

Brigitta | Irina Churilova

Laura | Letitia Singleton

 

Perséphone

Eumolpe | Paul Groves

Perséphone | Dominique Blanc

Dancers

  • Perséphone | Sam Sathya
  • Déméter | Chumvan Sodhachivy
  • Pluton | Khon Chansithyka
  • Mercure, Démophoon, Triptolème | Nam Narim Amrita Performing Arts, Cambodia

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