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Opening of the XIX Music Festival Stars of the White Nights

Published on 23.05.2011 at 00:00

Anna Netrebko in the opera L'elisir d'amore Conductor: Valery Gergiev The Mariinsky Theatre is preparing for the premiere of Donizetti’s opera L’elisir d’amore. The sets for the production, which has already been performed at the Opera Bastille in Paris and the Royal Opera House in London, are so immense in size that at the theatre there were no rehearsal premises large enough to take them. And so together with the production team and the performers we had to film at Lenexpo’s Pavilion No 5. That day the Stage Director for the Mariinsky Theatre Christian Rath was working with Anna Netrebko as Adina, Sergei Skorokhodov as Nemorino and Vladislav Sulimsky as Belcore…