EVENING WITH STRAUSS
Spend a glamorous evening with the immortal Strauss!
Musical Director and Conductor: Lauri Sirp
Producer-Choreographer: Fabrice Gibert
Libretto: Aivar Tommingas
Designer: Mare Tommingas
Cast: Vanemuine soloists, Opera Choir and Ballet
Johann Strauss! The brilliant and immortal composer whose melodies go to your head like sparkling wine and make you miss the romantic times, the fabulous ballrooms and the swirling fancy dresses! “I want the spectators to forget about the tiresome present day for a couple of hours. For me the music created by Strauss is a perfect opportunity to escape from reality into a world of wonderful dreams... The human soul needs moments of beauty to recuperate!”, says the producer Fabrice Gibert.
Fabrice Gibert’s has achieved his goal of helping people forget their mundane lives for a while. This concert with dancing performances is ideally suited for enjoyment of the timeless musical creations of Johann Strauss. The excellent soloists accompanied by the ballet troupe fluently unfold the story via a succession of tense and merry moments. /.../ Gibert’s choreography is very rich in nuances, offering humorous interludes and dramatic performances. Together with the music of Strauss and numbers by opera soloists they become whole.
Marianne Pisukov, Tartu Postimees newspaper
Premiere: 30 November 2012 at the Small Building of the Vanemuine
Event links: http://www.vanemuine.ee