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Soloists of Bolshoi and Mariinsky theaters to open cultural marathon in Narva
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The concert of soloists of the leading opera houses of Russia, the Bolshoi and Marinsky, will open in Narva with a large program of the three-month cultural marathon The Autumn Capital. Russian drama theaters, ballet troupes, comedians, musicians, theater and film actors will perform on the stages of the Estonian city. The 90th anniversary of the composer Alexandra Pakhmutov will also be celebrated in Narva, ERR.ee reports.
Russian performers working in various genres will take part in most programs of the cultural festival in one of the most Russian-speaking cities in Estonia. The program of the Autumn Capital project includes the events of the 15th theater festival The Golden Mask in Estonia. The Mossovet Theater will bring to Narva a production of Every day is not Sunday based on a play by Alexander Ostrovsky.
Another gift for theater-goers will be the screening of the documentary performance Rift, staged by the actor and director, teacher of the Moscow Art Theater School Yuri Kvyatkovsky. The performance will tell about the fate of the inhabitants of Narva and Ivangorod, separated from relatives by the border that arose in 1990.
Classical ballet lovers will see the legendary Swan Lake performed by the St. Petersburg Ballet Festival, while moviegoers will enjoy the KinoFF film festival. Its program will include classic and contemporary Russian features, which will be presented by the stars of Russian cinema.
Russian musicians will take part in the International Festival of Jazz Music Festival IDeeJazz’19, which will be held in November. The music theme will be continued by the participants of the Academic Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, which will perform together with the Narva Symphony Orchestra. The concert in honor of the legend of Soviet and Russian music Alexandra Pakhmutova, which will be held in Narva in November, will also become unifying.