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Moisey Weinberg. The Passenger
Russian Stage Premiere
Ekaterinburg Opera and Ballet Theatre
To be premiered on 15, 16, 17, 18 September, 2016

Mieczyslaw (Moisey) Weinberg (1919-1996).

The Passenger (opera). Op. 97 (1967/68) in 2 acts and 8 scenes with an epilogue
Libretto by Alexander Medvedev after a book by Zofia Posmysz.

In memory of the Auschwitz martyrs
“If the echo of their voices should fade, we shall perish” (Paul Eluard)

Creative team:
Conductor: Oliver von Dohnányi (Slovakia)
Director, Set & Lighting Designer: Thaddeus Strassberger (USA)
Costume Designer: Vita Tzykun (USA)
Chorus Master: Anzhelika Grozina
Сhoreographer: Honored Arti st of Russia Nadezhda Malygina

CAST:
Prisoners in Auschwitz
MARTA, Polish, in Auschwitz age 19 / on the ship age 34 (soprano): Elena Dementieva, Natalia Karlova, Victoria Novikova, Olga Peshkova
TADEUSZ, Marta’s fi ancé, age 25 (baritone): Yuri Devin, Aleksandr Kulga, Aleksei Mironov, Dmitri Starodubov
KATYA, a Russian parti san, age 21 (soprano): Natalia Mokeeva, Olga Tenyakova
KRYSTYNA, Polish, age 28 (mezzo-soprano): Irina Kulikovskaya, Ekaterina Neyzhmak
VLASTA, Czech, age 20 (mezzo-soprano): Irina Kulikovskaya, Svetlana Pastukhova
HANNAH, Jewish, age 18 (contralto): Tati ana Nikanorova, Svetlana Pastukhova
BRONKA, Czech, age 50 (contralto): Aleskandra Kulikova, Tatiana Nikanorova
IVETTE, French, age 15 (soprano): Olga Vuti ras, Natalia Mokeeva, Olesya Stepanova
OLD WOMAN (soprano): Irina Naymova, Nadezhda Shlyapnikova, Lubov Shevchenko

LIESE, German, age 22 in Auschwitz / age 37 on the ship (mezzo-soprano): Nadezhda Babintseva, Kseniya Kovalevskaya, Nadezhda Ryzhenkova
WALTER, Liese’s husband, German diplomat, age 50 (tenor): Evgeniy Kryukov, Dmitry Rozvizev, Vladimir Cheberyak
FIRST SS OFFICER (bass): Mikhail Korobeynikov, Aleksei Semenishchev, Vladislav Troshin
SECOND SS OFFICER (bass): Garry Agadzhanyan, Andrei Reshetnikov
THIRD SS OFFICER (tenor): Nikolai Lyubimov, Kirill Matveev, Dmitri Rozvizev
ELDERLY PASSENGER (bass) / Comandant: Garry Agadzhanyan, Aleksandr Kolesnikov, Andrei Reshetnikov
Dramati c roles:
Senior Overseer
SS woman
Kapo in the female barracks
Steward
Prisoners in Auschwitz, passengers and the ship crew
The producti on involves chorus singers fnd extras.

Project Curators:
Andrei Shishkin, Director, Ekaterinburg Opera and Ballet Theatre
Andrei Ustinov, Editor-in-Chief, Muzykalnoye obozrenie national newspaper

Project partners:
The Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw
Dmitri Shostakovich Publishers (DSCH)
VGTRK Kultura
Orpheus Radio station
Cultura.pl
Sverdlovsk Regional Organization of the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation
The Urals Mussorgsky State Conservatoire
Sverdlovsk Academic Drama Theatre

Consultant for the Polish side of the project:

Aleksander Laskowski, musicologist and journalist, Head of the Expert Group of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw, Press Office Director for the 14th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (2011), co-presenter of the radio program Radio Orpheus Hosting the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.

Research Consultants:
Dmitri Abaulin, musical critic, Head of Dramaturge Department of the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre;
Yekaterina Kliuchnikova, Cand. Sc. (Art), musicologist, journalist, Muzykalnoye obozrenie observer

Official Press Agent of the Project: Muzykalnoye obozrenie national newspaper

Agreements have been reached with all the copyright holders.
Opera performance rights, sheet music and libretto granted by
© Peermusic Classical, New York & Hamburg
Mieczyslaw (Moisey) Weinberg (1919-1996). The Passenger (opera). Op. 97 (1967–1968). Libretto by Alexander Medvedev after a book by Zofia Posmysz.

Running time: 135’

 

Playbill

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Moisey Weinberg. The Passenger
Russian Stage Premiere
Ekaterinburg Opera and Ballet Theatre
To be premiered on 15, 16, 17, 18 September, 2016

Mieczyslaw (Moisey) Weinberg (1919-1996).

The Passenger (opera). Op. 97 (1967/68) in 2 acts and 8 scenes with an epilogue
Libretto by Alexander Medvedev after a book by Zofia Posmysz.

In memory of the Auschwitz martyrs
“If the echo of their voices should fade, we shall perish” (Paul Eluard)

Creative team:
Conductor: Oliver von Dohnányi (Slovakia)
Director, Set & Lighting Designer: Thaddeus Strassberger (USA)
Costume Designer: Vita Tzykun (USA)
Chorus Master: Anzhelika Grozina
Сhoreographer: Honored Arti st of Russia Nadezhda Malygina

CAST:
Prisoners in Auschwitz
MARTA, Polish, in Auschwitz age 19 / on the ship age 34 (soprano): Elena Dementieva, Natalia Karlova, Victoria Novikova, Olga Peshkova
TADEUSZ, Marta’s fi ancé, age 25 (baritone): Yuri Devin, Aleksandr Kulga, Aleksei Mironov, Dmitri Starodubov
KATYA, a Russian parti san, age 21 (soprano): Natalia Mokeeva, Olga Tenyakova
KRYSTYNA, Polish, age 28 (mezzo-soprano): Irina Kulikovskaya, Ekaterina Neyzhmak
VLASTA, Czech, age 20 (mezzo-soprano): Irina Kulikovskaya, Svetlana Pastukhova
HANNAH, Jewish, age 18 (contralto): Tati ana Nikanorova, Svetlana Pastukhova
BRONKA, Czech, age 50 (contralto): Aleskandra Kulikova, Tatiana Nikanorova
IVETTE, French, age 15 (soprano): Olga Vuti ras, Natalia Mokeeva, Olesya Stepanova
OLD WOMAN (soprano): Irina Naymova, Nadezhda Shlyapnikova, Lubov Shevchenko

LIESE, German, age 22 in Auschwitz / age 37 on the ship (mezzo-soprano): Nadezhda Babintseva, Kseniya Kovalevskaya, Nadezhda Ryzhenkova
WALTER, Liese’s husband, German diplomat, age 50 (tenor): Evgeniy Kryukov, Dmitry Rozvizev, Vladimir Cheberyak
FIRST SS OFFICER (bass): Mikhail Korobeynikov, Aleksei Semenishchev, Vladislav Troshin
SECOND SS OFFICER (bass): Garry Agadzhanyan, Andrei Reshetnikov
THIRD SS OFFICER (tenor): Nikolai Lyubimov, Kirill Matveev, Dmitri Rozvizev
ELDERLY PASSENGER (bass) / Comandant: Garry Agadzhanyan, Aleksandr Kolesnikov, Andrei Reshetnikov
Dramati c roles:
Senior Overseer
SS woman
Kapo in the female barracks
Steward
Prisoners in Auschwitz, passengers and the ship crew
The producti on involves chorus singers fnd extras.

Project Curators:
Andrei Shishkin, Director, Ekaterinburg Opera and Ballet Theatre
Andrei Ustinov, Editor-in-Chief, Muzykalnoye obozrenie national newspaper

Project partners:
The Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw
Dmitri Shostakovich Publishers (DSCH)
VGTRK Kultura
Orpheus Radio station
Cultura.pl
Sverdlovsk Regional Organization of the Union of Cinematographers of the Russian Federation
The Urals Mussorgsky State Conservatoire
Sverdlovsk Academic Drama Theatre

Consultant for the Polish side of the project:

Aleksander Laskowski, musicologist and journalist, Head of the Expert Group of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in Warsaw, Press Office Director for the 14th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow (2011), co-presenter of the radio program Radio Orpheus Hosting the Adam Mickiewicz Institute.

Research Consultants:
Dmitri Abaulin, musical critic, Head of Dramaturge Department of the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre;
Yekaterina Kliuchnikova, Cand. Sc. (Art), musicologist, journalist, Muzykalnoye obozrenie observer

Official Press Agent of the Project: Muzykalnoye obozrenie national newspaper

Agreements have been reached with all the copyright holders.
Opera performance rights, sheet music and libretto granted by
© Peermusic Classical, New York & Hamburg
Mieczyslaw (Moisey) Weinberg (1919-1996). The Passenger (opera). Op. 97 (1967–1968). Libretto by Alexander Medvedev after a book by Zofia Posmysz.

Running time: 135’