Beethoven Hall

7 December, 19:00
9 December, 19:30
Part I

Hector Berlioz
Cléopâtre
Cantata for voice and orchestra, H 36
lyrics by Pierre-Ange Vieillard

Cléopâtre: Maria Barakova (mezzo-soprano)

Guests:
Vera Grigorieva, Alexei Kulagin
Elizaveta Narsia, Rauf Timergazin
Nikolai Zemlyanskikh (7.12) / Dmitry Cheblykov (9.12)


Piano part: Sergei Konstantinov, Mikhail Korshunov

Director: Xenia Zorina
Designer: Andrei Yashin

Hector Berlioz
Herminie
Cantata for voice and orchestra, Н 29
lyrics by Pierre-Ange Vieillard

Soloist: Maria Motolygina (soprano)
Sound Engineer: Nadezhda Nikolaeva

Piano part: Anna Denisova, Sergei Konstantinov

Director: Sergei Morozov


Hector Berlioz
La mort d’Ophélie
Ballade d’après Shakespeare, ор. 18 № 7
lyrics by Ernest Legouvé
Production opens with Andante amoroso by Franz Liszt based on theme by Berlioz

Daughter: Elmira Karakhanova (soprano)
Mother: Irina Brazgovka

Piano part: Anna Denisova, Mikhail Korshunov

Director: Elizaveta Moroz


Part II

Lili Boulanger
Faust et Hélène
Épisode lyrique d’après le second “Faust” de Goethe, ILB 6
lyrics by Eugène Adenis

Hélène: Ulyana Biryukova (mezzo-soprano)
Faust: Alexei Kursanov (tenor) — 7.12 / David Posulikhin (baritone) — 9.12
Méphistophélès: Dmitry Cheblykov (baritone) — 7.12 / Nikolai Zemlyanskikh (baritone) — 9.12 /
Ghosts: Alexander Nikolaev, Artem Tulchinsky
Bolshoi Theatre Actors & Extras Ensemble

Piano part: Sergei Konstantinov, Mikhail Korshunov

Director: Alexei Zolotovitsky

Claudе Debussy
L’enfant prodigue
Cantata in one act, L 57
lyrics by Édouard Guinand

Lia: Elizaveta Narsia (soprano)
Azaël: David Posulikhin (tenor) — 7.12 / Alexei Kursanov (tenor) — 9.12
Siméon: Nikolai Zemlyanskikh (baritone) — 7.12 / Dmitry Cheblykov (baritone) — 9.12

Director: Igor Titov
Сoncept Creators: Sergei Kaban’, Igor Titov

Piano part: Anna Denisova, Sergei Konstantinov

Author of the project: Irina Chernomurova
Music Director of the project: Sergei Konstantinov
Arrangement for two pianos: Sergei Konstantinov
Curators of the project: Ilya Kukharenko, Tatiana Belova

Set Designer: Sergei Timonin
Lighting Designer: Elena Kopunova
Coach: Irène Kudela
French Phonetics Coach: Yulia Sinitsa