PREMIERE OF NEW PRODUCTION OF SPENDIARIAN’S "ALMAST" OPERA TO BE STAGED IN YEREVAN
19.06.2009 17:27 GMT+04:00
/PanARMENIAN.Net/ Premiere of a new production of Alexandr
Spendiarian’s "Almast" opera will be staged in Yerevan-based National
Opera and Ballet Theatre after Spendiarian on June 27, 28. Conductor
Yuri Davtyan, stage director Georgy Isahakyan, artist Vyacheslav
Okunev, dance director Vilen Galstyan, choirmaster Karen Sargsyan
and many other professionals have worked for two-act opera, written
by Spendiarian in his last year. Famous poem of Hovhannes Tumanian
"Conquering of the Drum Castle" is at the base of the script. The
opening night of "Almast" was in 1930 in Moscow, and in 1933 "Almast"
was first staged in Yerevan. Particularly "Almast" was performed at the
unveiling ceremony of the National Opera and Ballet Theatre years ago.