Spectators who bought tickets for the One-Act Ballets Night at the Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre, ought to arrive at the Theatre 40 minutes before the start of the show. This Sunday night will present not only the ballets The Black Man by Oleg Prostitov and Nijinsky based on the music by Sergei Rachmaninoff, but also the first lecture of the lecture series named 30 Minutes Before the Premiere.
On September 25, Lyudmila Gavrilova, head of the Department of Music History at the Dmitri Hvorostovsky Siberian Institute of Arts, doctor of art history, member of the Union of Composers of Russia, invites the audience to a lecture in the theatre lobby on the second floor. It starts at 5.30 p.m. Lyudmila Vladimirovna is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre. She was the one who advised the production team of The Black Man.
Lyudmila Gavrilova will tell the audience about the literary basis of the production - the eponymous poem by Sergei Yesenin, as well as about the composer Oleg Prostitov (whom she knew personally) and the working on the production. The meeting will also be attended by the director of video content and the author of several music fragments Viktor Vysotsky (St. Petersburg) and the director of the production Sergei Bobrov.
It should be noted that the Theatre and Lyudmila Gavrilova are planning to make such before-the-premiere-meetings regular. Admission to the pre-premiere lectures is free.