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I describe my last visit to the theatre
My last visit to the theatre was visiting the Bolshoi Theatre. It was
I listened .’s opera “Stone Guest”. I’d like to tell you something about it.
My seat (place) was in the stalls (партер). I took the opera-glasses for
better visibility. It was opera in two acts and lasted about 2 hours. The
conductor was national actor of (РСФР) Eriler. The actor who played the part
of Don Juan was А. Кузнецов, the part of Leporello А. Эйзен, and actress who
played the part of Laura was Т. Синявская. Among the outstanding Russian
opera classics, probably no other production called forth such arguments and
divergence of views as Dargomyzhsky’s “Stone Guest”.
It was not accidental that . was attracted by this “small tragedy” of
Pushkin. He often turned to Pushkin’s poetry in his creative work. About
twenty romances were based on it.
But in his early opera, D. didn’t leave Pushkinscy’s text untouched. He
introduced a number of changes dictated by his musical-dramatically
conception. To solve the innovative task that he set for himself in “Stone
Guest”, he dared to undertake only on the peak of his creative career. “Stone
Guest” was one of the Pushkin’s remarkable works of poetic games. Belinski
called this tragedy “the richest, magnificent diamond” in the poet’s crown.
The complex psychological content was embodied by Pushkin in a comparatively
compact and ideally finished form. Every detail is weighty, every word and
every intonation is fuel of meaning. To express all this in music is a
difficult, but thankful task. I want to advice you to listen the opera “Stone