Kirov Opera: Parsifal
A knight of the Holy Grail in Medieval Spain enlists the innocent youth Parsifal to save his ailing king in Wagner's epic opera.
- Feb. 21 - 26, 2006
- Opera House
- 5 hrs. 25 min.
- $45.00 - $200.00
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A knight of the Holy Grail in Medieval Spain enlists the innocent youth Parsifal to save his ailing king in Wagner's epic opera, one of the most demanding in the repertoire. Marked for death by a sorcerer and a shadowy seductress, Parsifal rises to his destiny through compassion, transformation, and redemption. Sung in German with English Supertitles.
PARSIFAL: Oleg Balashov (2/21), Alexei Steblianko (2/26); GURNEMANZ: Gennady Bezzubenkov; KUNDRY: Larissa Gogolevskaya; AMFORTAS: Evgeny Nikitin; KLINGSOR: Nikolai Putilin; TITUREL: Mikhail Kit; SQUIRES: Lia Shevtsova, Maria Matveeva, Alexander Timchenko, Vladimir Felenchak; KNIGHTS: Andrei Ilyushnikov, Eduard Tsanga; FLOWER MAIDENS: Olga Trifonova, Olga Shilova, Dudinova, Margarita Alaverdian, Tatiana Kravtsova, Lia Shevtsova; MUSICAL PREP.: Marina Mishuk
News and Reviews
Review - "The Kirov's 'Parsifal': Russo-Profundo"
The Washington Post - Washington, DC ( Feb. 23, 2006)
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