Under the auspices of the IV St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum in December, there are several unique performances in the best theater venues of the city. Viewers will be able to get acquainted with the works of Anton Chekhov, Bertolt Brecht and Eric Emmanuel Schmitt. For the complete festival program "Under the auspices of the Forum," please visit culturalforum.ru.
On December the 2nd at the stage of Theatre-Festival "Baltic House" will take place performance "Uncle Vanya." Working on the role of the actor." Viewers will see the background of the play by Anton Chekhov, played out in the actors' sketches.
On 5th and 20th of December Youth Theatre on the Fontanka will present play "The last warning". This is a play-parabola of Bertolt Brecht "The Good Person of Szechwan", one of the most prominent incarnations of his theory of epic theater.
On December the 6th the Mikhailovsky Theatre will show the ballet "Le Corsaire". Vivid characters, exciting fights of pirates and the sweet languor beautiful slaves in Turkish harems, colorful crowd scenes, soloists are delegating sensitively poetic spirit of the source, - all this is embodied in one of the most brilliant ballet of the Romantic era, inherited by modern audiences.
On the same day, December the 6th, music band from St. Petersburg "Dunaevsky Orchestra» will present at "Zal Ozhidaniya" their new album. The team of professional actors and graduates of conservatories is not playing Shakespeare and Chekhov, Glinka and Schnittke, but shows viewers performance that combines both an orchestra, theater, shows, ballet and disco.
On December the 13th at the Youth Theatre on Fontanka will take place performance "Four Tango of love."
Romantic imagination of Eric Emmanuel Schmitt's works from the collection of "Odette Tulmond."
19th and 20th December in the Chamber Music Theater, "St. Petersburg Chamber Opera" will premiere opera fantasy in two parts "The Pearl Fishers". The theater was first drawn to the work of Georges Bizet, the author of the famous opera "Carmen".
December 20 performance of "Brothers & Sisters" will show Lev Dodin at the Maly Drama Theatre - Theatre of Europe. This legendary production - dramatization of the novel by Fyodor Abramov - the audience first saw 30 years ago - in 1985, but even today it continues to draw attention of the audience.
December 30 the Maly Drama Theater - Theater of Europe will show the play «Gaudeamus». The performance is surprisingly plastic in nature, full of music, subtle psychology and eccentric acting and will impress the sophisticated theater audience.
All events are held under the auspices of IV St. Petersburg Cultural Forum. The full program of the festival is available on the website culturalforum.ru