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The ballet “SPARTACUS”. Three-day tour $ 760.

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The Ballet Spartacus

  • 07 September.  The Mikhailovsky theatre. Saint-Petersburg, the performance begins at 19.30
  • 08 September.  The Mikhailovsky theatre. Saint-Petersburg, the performance begins at 19.30
  • 17 October.  The Mikhailovsky theatre. Saint-Petersburg, the performance begins at 19.00
  • 18 October.  The Mikhailovsky theatre. Saint-Petersburg, the performance begins at 19.00
  • 19 October.  The Mikhailovsky theatre. Saint-Petersburg, the performance begins at 19.00
  • 25 October.  Bolshoi theatre, Moscow. The Historical stage of the Bolshoi Theater, the performance begins at 19.00
  • 27 October.  Bolshoi theatre, Moscow. The Historical stage of the Bolshoi Theater, the performance begins at 19.00
  • 28 October.  Bolshoi theatre, Moscow. The Historical stage of the Bolshoi Theater, the performance begins at 19.00
  • 21 November.  The Mikhailovsky theatre. Saint-Petersburg, the performance begins at 19.00
  • 22 November.  The Mikhailovsky theatre. Saint-Petersburg, the performance begins at 19.00
  • 5 December.  The Mikhailovsky theatre. Saint-Petersburg, the performance begins at 19.00
  • 6 December.  The Mikhailovsky theatre. Saint-Petersburg, the performance begins at 19.00
  • 7 December.  The Mikhailovsky theatre. Saint-Petersburg, the performance begins at 19.00

The Ballet Spartacus

 

Composer Aram Khachaturian Libretto by Nikolay Volkov The source of the plot of the novel is Rafaello Giovagnoli “Spartacus» Choreographer Leonid Yakobson Conductor-Director Pavel Feldt Scenography By Valentina Khodasevich First production December 27, 1956 “Spartacus” — ballet in 4 acts, 9 scenes by Aram Khachaturian. The ballet was first staged by choreographer Leonid Yakobson at the Leningrad Opera and ballet theatre. The premiere took place on 27 December 1956.

Outline:

Act I Picture 1 Invasion The death of innocent life to the legions of the Roman Empire led by the cruel and treacherous Crassus. The people captured by him are doomed to slavery. Among them-Spartacus.

Spartacus ‘ Monologue Spartacus has been robbed of his freedom, but he cannot accept it. Proud and courageous man, he does not think his life in slavery.

The Ballet Spartacus

Picture 2

Slave market

  • The prisoners are driven to the slave market. Men and women are separated by force, including Spartacus and Phrygia.
  • Spartacus protests against the inhumanity of the Romans. But the forces are not equal.
  • Monologue Of Phrygia
  • Phrygia yearns for the lost happiness, thinking with horror about the trials ahead of her.

Picture 3

Orgy at Crassus

  • Mimes and courtesans entertain the guests, making fun of Phrygia, Crassus ‘ new slave. The courtesan Aegina is alarmed by his interest in the young girl. And she draws Crassus into a frenzied dance.In the midst of an Orgy Crassus orders to lead the gladiators. They have to fight to the death in helmets without eye sockets, without seeing each other. With the Victor’s helmet is removed. It’s Spartacus.
  • Spartacus ‘ Monologue
  • Spartacus is in despair — he became an unwitting murderer of his friend. The tragedy awakens in him anger and a desire to protest. Spartacus decides to fight for freedom.

The Ballet Spartacus

Picture 4

The barracks of the gladiators

Spartacus incites the gladiators to revolt. They answer him with an oath of allegiance. Having thrown off shackles, Spartacus and gladiators run from Rome.

Act II

Picture 5

Appian way

On the Appian way to the “Spartacus” join the shepherds. All are United by the dream of freedom and hatred of slavery. The people proclaim Spartacus the leader of the rebels.

Spartacus ‘ Monologue

All thoughts of Spartacus are directed to Phrygia.  

Picture 6

Villa Of Crassus

The search for Phrygia leads Spartacus to Crassus ‘ Villa. The great joy of meeting lovers. But they have to hide — a procession of patricians led by Aegina will go to the Villa.

Aegina’s Monologue

She had long dreamed of seducing and subjugating Crassus. She must conquer it and legally enter the world of the Roman nobility.  

Picture 7

Feast at Crassus

Crassus celebrates his victories. The patricians sing his praises. But Spartacus ‘ troops surround the Palace. Guests scatter. Fleeing in fear and Crassus with Aegina. Spartacus breaks into the Villa.

Spartacus ‘ Monologue

He is filled with the joy of victory.

The Ballet Spartacus

Picture 8

Spartacus ‘ Victory

Crassus is captured by the gladiators. But Spartacus doesn’t want violence. He offers Crassus in an open honest duel to decide his fate. Crassus accepts the challenge and suffers defeat. Spartacus drives him away-let all know of his shame. Cheering rebels praise the victory of Spartacus.

Act III

Scene 9

Crassus ‘ Revenge

Aegina is committed to instill courage in Crassus. The rebellion must be suppressed. Crassus gathers legionaries. Aegina admonishes him.

Aegina’s Monologue

For her Spartacus is also the enemy, for the defeat of Crassus promises the death of her. Aegina plans a cunning plan-to sow discord in the camp of the rebels.  

Picture 10

The Camp Of Spartacus

Spartacus is happy with Phrygia. But the sudden disaster strikes the news of a new campaign Crassus. Spartacus decides to take the fight. But many of his military leaders show weakness and leave their leader.  

Spartacus ‘ Monologue

Spartacus has a presentiment of a tragic end. But freedom comes first. And for her, he’s willing to give his life.  

Scene 11

Decomposition

Making his way to the cowardly gladiators, who could still join Spartacus, Aegina, along with the courtesans seduces them and lures them into a trap, betraying the troops of Crassus.  

Crassus ‘ Monologue

Crassus is filled with a thirst for revenge. It is not enough for him to win. He needs the death of Spartacus who humiliated him.  

Picture 12

Last fight

The Legionnaires surrounded by the troops of Spartacus. In an unequal battle killed his friends and himself. Spartacus fights to the last breath.

Requiem

Phrygia finds Spartacus ‘ body. She mourns him, full of faith in the immortality of his feat.

The Ballet Spartacus