|“Requiem”. Tothe 65th anniversary ofthe termination ofthe World War II|

Symphony Performance

Opening night: May 4, 2010
Ticket price range: 7505000 rub.
International charity project tothe 65th anniversary ofthe termination ofthe World War II

Requiem isalways the music about memory, forgiveness and conciliation. Requiem warns against the disaster that must not happen ever again. 65years have passed since the termination ofthe greatest war ofthe XXcentury, several generations have risen since then. The performance ofthe Requiem byAlexey Sioumak demonstrates the view ofyoung people ofthe tragic events which have wounded the lives oftheir grandfathers. The view isnot indifferent. Itisfull ofrespect for the memory, and atthe same time itisanew view.



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The Requiem libretto iscreated with the use oftext from the Gospel ofLuke, fragments oforthodox liturgical poetry along with poems byAnna Oreshnikova, Agniya Barto, Wystan Hugh Auden, Soh Sakon and afragment ofEuripides' Medea.
Characters & Cast
Orchestra
Russian National Orchestra
Choir
Masters of choral singing
Participants:
CONFITEOR:
Hanna Schygulla, Muriel Mayette, Min Tanaka, Daniel Olbrychski, Yankele Alperin, Oleg Tabakov
REX TREMENDAE
Vladimir Epifantsev
OFFERTORIUM
Alla Demidova
Soloists:
Soprano
Julia Korpacheva, Natalya Pschenitschnikova
Alt
Svetlana Shilova
Bass
Eugeni Stavinsky
Tenor
Alexey Tatarintsev
Ensemble of soloists:
Violin
Alyona Baeva, Yulia Igonina, Elena Revich
Clarinet
Mikhail Beznosov
Flute
Ivan Bushuev
Double bass
Nikolay Gorshkov
Piano
Mikhail Dubov
Cello
Rustam Komachkov
Trombone
Andrey Printsev
Bassoon
Talgat Sarsembaev
Percussion
Alexander Suvorov
Oboe
Mikhail Shtanjko
Creators:
Author of the concept and stage director
Kirill Serebrennikov
Composer
Alexey Sioumak
Conductor
Theodor Currentzis
Libretto
Dimitris Yalamas
Set designers
Molitor & Kuzmin
Lighting design
Andrey Romanov
Videoart:
Yulia Zastava, Mitya Vikhoronov, Jan Kaliberzin, Nikolay Kurbatsky, Ilya Shagalov
Assistants to the conductor:
Fyodor Lednev, Arina Zvereva, Alexey Bogorad
Assistant to the stage director
Anna Shalashova
Authors of the monologues in Confiteor:
Hanna Schygulla, Charlotte Delbo, Min Tanaka, Adam Michnik, Daniel Olbrychski, Roee Chen, Zakhar Prilepin