An expressionist drama by Alban Berg was staged in Russia!
Dmitry Bertman: "In the personality of our main heroine an inconceivable, mystical oddity and childish frankness get along together with the features of classical great female characters of the last epoch: Carmen, Traviata, Lady Macbeth... Music looses its natural functions. It literally attacks you with energy, influencing not only your feelings, emotions and memory, but affecting your subconsciousness. It's a kind of extrasensoric."
"Love Forever" concert a joint project of "Helikon-opera" and Estrada Theatre
11.04.2014 Exit to The Theater On April 11, 2014 the opening of the exhibition "Exit to the Theater" in the context of the anniversary program of the XXth "The Golden Mask" festival and "The Cherry Orchard" XIV Festival of Open Arts took place in Moscow. More »
11.04.2014 "Helikon-opera" celebrates its 24th birthday! On April 10, 1990 Moscow musical theater "Helikon-opera" was established. The theatre united young and talented artists and musicians and was headed by 23-year-old Dmitry Bertman, a pianist and a director, a student of G. Ansimov and B. Pokrovsky. More »
24.03.2014 "KALMANiA" in Helikon-opera From the 20th to 23rd of March the series of KALMANIA performances was held in Helikon-opera, where opera hits from “Silva”, “Die Bajadere”, “Gräfin Mariza”, “Die Zirkusprinzessin”, “Der Zigeunerprimas”, “Das Veilchen vom Montmartre”, and some other, were perfromed. More »
17.03.2014 "Boris Godunov" at Helikon-opera From 13th to 16th of March by the 175th anniversary since M. P. Moussorgsky Helikon-opera presented “Boris Godunov” in D. D. Shostakovich edition in Dmitry Bertman production. The critics found the opera “one of the most interesting and significant productions of Russian operas that we have recently seen” and defined Boris as a “dialogue with classics on its own territory, which is rarely met today”. More »
12.03.2014 Helikon visited Beirut for the 14th time! Helikon-opera's artists has just returned home from Beiryt, where they took part in "Al Bustan" festival, introducing "Le Rossignol" by I. Stravinsky, "La Finta Guardiniera" by W. A. Mozart and "Liturgy" by P. Tchaikovsky. The international news agencies characterised the premiere, being "the jewel of the prestige music festival" More »
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