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The Love for Three Oranges



The Love for Three Oranges: By Sergei Prokofiev
LATVIA
RIGA  •  Latvian National Opera (Main Hall)  •  Ongoing
 
 

Sergei Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges
Opera in a prologue and four acts (1921)

The King of Clubs is in despair – his son is a hypochondriac. Though it turns out his son could be cured by laughter, not everyone at court is eager to see the prince well again... Those who would wish harm on the heir to the throne poison him with tragic prose and old, banal poems; the presence of wizards, devils and witches only adds to the intrigue. However, good prevails in this phantasmagorical chaos.

Music Director and Conductor: Mikhail Tatarnikov
Conductor: Martins Ozolins
Stage Director: Alexander Titel
Set and Costume Designer: Vladimir Arefiev
Light Designer: Kevin Wyn-Jones

Cast:

King of Clubs : Romāns Poļisadovs, Krišjānis Norvelis
The Prince: Vasily Efimov, Viesturs Jansons, Raimonds Bramanis
Princess Clarice: Ilona Bagele, Irma Pavāre
Leandre: Rihards Mačanovskis, Jānis Apeinis
Truffaldino: Andris Lapiņš, Mikhail Chulpaev
Pantalone: Armands Siliņš, Rihards Millers
Celio, a sorcerer: Garri Agadzhanyan, Krišjānis Norvelis
Fata Morgana: Aira Rūrāne, Yulianna Bawarska
Linetta : Irma Pavāre, Kristīne Zadovska, Nicoletta: Laura Grecka, Olga Jakovļeva
Ninetta : Inga Šļubovska, Dana Bramane
The Cook: Felix Kudryavtsev, Kārlis Saržants
Farfarello: Anatoly Sivko, Viesturs Vītols
Smeraldina : Ieva Parša, Kristīne Zadovska
Herald : Viesturs Vītols, Kārlis Saržants
The Master of Ceremonies: Guntars Ruņģis, Nauris Puntulis

 



Latvian National Opera Website



Detailed schedule information:
7, 8, 20 December 2013 at 19h
23 January 2013 at 19h

Contact: Latvian National Opera
Aspazijas bulvāris 3, Riga
LV-1050, Latvia

Tel: (37) 1 70 73 77 7

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