THE SOUND OF MUSIC

22. 11. 2018
by darjin01
The musical tells the story of Maria, who takes a job as governess to a large family while she decides whether to become a nun. She falls in love with the children, and eventually their widowed father, Captain von Trapp.
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LA BELLE ET LA BÊTE

8. 5. 2018
by darjin01
La Belle & La Bete is an extraordinary retelling of the classic story "The Beauty and the Beast" based on the Jean Cocteau film La Belle et la Bete. Philip Glass, one of our reigning minimalists, studied under Darius Milhaud and Nadia Boulanger in Paris and his music has always had a quiet Debussy-like character to it.
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ORPHIC HYMN

28. 3. 2018
by darjin01
The evening with Orpheus consists of the three parts that could function as entirely independent wholes. This was the main starting point for the conception of the ballet evening - creation of the formula of the Orphic Hymn, whose main elements are: Air - Gravity - Abyss.
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ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD

14. 3. 2018
by darjin01
Orphée aux enfers, whose title translates from the French as Orpheus in the Underworld, is an opéra bouffe, or opéra féerie in its revised version. Its score was composed by Jacques Offenbach to a French text written by Ludovic Halévy and later revised by Hector-Jonathan Crémieux.
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Don Giovanni

13. 3. 2018
by darjin01
Don Giovanni  is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte. It is based on the legends of Don Juan, a fictional libertine and seducer.
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KSENIJA

19. 1. 2018
by darjin01
After the great success of the opera Urh, grof Celjski (Urlich, Count of Celje), composed by Viktor Parma (1858–1924) and premiered in 1885, the composer created Ksenija (1897), mostly remembered by the audience for its music, as its famous interlude became a genuine hit – or a Slovenian equivalent to the renowned operatic pieces from the late 19th century, composed by such great music writers as Mascagni and Puccini. Until the World War II it was regarded the most frequently performed Slovenian operatic piece beside the Gorenjski slavček (Nightingale of Gorenjska). Stage Direction, Set Design and Visual Concept Manfred Schweigkofler Video Design Opera Illuminata, Christoph Grigoletti (Creative Director) Costume Designer Mateja Benedetti Lighting Designer Andrej Hajdinjak Choreographer Lukas Zuschlag Dramaturgs Tatjana Ažman, Franz Braun
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CARMINA BURANA

4. 1. 2018
by darjin01
Carmina Burana is the name given to a manuscript of 254 poems and dramatic texts mostly from the 11th or 12th century, although some are from the 13th century. The pieces are mostly bawdy, irreverent, and satirical. They were written principally in Medieval Latin; a few in Middle High German, and some with traces of Old French. Some are macaronic, a mixture of Latin and German or French vernacular.
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Fidelio

31. 8. 2017
by darjin01
Fidelio (originally titled Leonore, oder Der Triumph der ehelichen Liebe; English: Leonore, or The Triumph of Marital Love), Op. 72, is Ludwig van Beethoven's only opera.
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LA CENERENTOLA

24. 8. 2017
by darjin01
La Cenerentola is an operatic dramma giocoso in two acts by Gioachino Rossini. The libretto was written by Jacopo Ferretti, based on the fairy tale Cendrillon by Charles Perrault. The opera was first performed in Rome's Teatro Valle on 25 January 1817.
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UN BALLO IN MASCHERA

23. 8. 2017
by darjin01
Un ballo in maschera (A Masked Ball) is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi with text by Antonio Somma. However, Somma's libretto was itself based on the five act libretto which playwright Eugène Scribe had written for Daniel Auber's 1833 opera, Gustave III, ou Le bal masqué.
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Romeo And Juliet

6. 2. 2017
by darjin01
The famous love story based on Shakespeare's literary material about the tragic lovers from Verona was transferred to the ballet stage eighty years ago by one the greatest composers of the 20th century Sergey Prokofiev.
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MADAME BUTTERFLY

1. 2. 2017
by darjin01
Puccini claimed that he had poured his heart and soul into his creation of the opera Madame Butterfly. All his life he was referring to it as his best and most modern piece of work. The destiny of Japanese woman, who, failing to fulfil her desire of love stabs herself to death, had by all means deeply touched the composer, since his depiction of the famous story presents an outstanding fusion of his creative composing force and the main character's lyrical and heartbreaking psychological drama.
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