The Mariinsky Theatre of Saint Petersburg, Russia, will bring three soloists, a choir and an orchestra to Riga to perform the opera “The Enchanted Wanderer”. The production is based on Nikolai Leskov’s story and the libretto has been created by composer Rodion Shchedrin. Artistic Director - Valery Gergiev.
The opera was commissioned by the American conductor Loren Maazel and it is also dedicated to him. The opera was premiered on 19 October, 2002, at the Avery Fisher Hall in New York, by the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Maazel himself. The stage production of the piece was premiered at the Mariinsky Theatre on 26 July of 2008 and later was also included in the theater’s repertoire. The production in Riga will feature synchronized subtitles in Latvian and English.
Thematic division: Riga Carnival
Begins : 17.07.2014 17:00
- Latvian National Opera
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The guest performance of Rodion Shchedrin's opera „The Enchanted Wanderer” by the Mariinsky Theatre of Saint Petersburg will be held at the Latvian National Opera.
Web address: http://riga2014.org/celinieks