Ten brides and no groom
23 November 2013, Saturday, 13:00
Musical comedy in two acts by Franz Zuppe
Libretto by Wilhelm Friedrich Riese
Russian text - Vladimir Kantor
Production director - Anna Osipenko
Musical leader - Arif Dadashev
Stage designer - Elena Nemchaninova
Choreographer - Mikhail Chaykasov
Lighting Design - Vladimir Lukasevich
Choirmaster - Evgeniy Takmakov
Director - Stanislav Ilyuhin
Conductor - Maksim Alekseev
Opening night of the performance took place on 28th of February 2014.
Father of ten girls is in the depth of despair - neither of them are married. When, finally, a potential suitor appears, the girls excitedly trying to win his heart. Imagine their disappointment when they find out that this man is... However, under the laws of the operetta genre, wedding will still take place.
Premiere of the performance was held October 25, 1862 in Vienna on stage of Carltheater, and 2 years later, in 1864, it was shown in Russia, in the Alexandrinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg. Dances and arias in this operetta - it's processing of folk music from different parts of Europe, that's why it became very popular and was in many theater's repertory.
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The performance is recommended for viewers aged 12 and above