Emmerich Kálmán: Anniversary Celebrations in Moscow12 October 2012
October 24th marks the 130th anniversary of his birth and from 27th of October to the 4th of November, Moscow will be awash with Kalman’s glorious melodies. The Musical Comedy Theatre of St. Petersburg presents a week-long tribute to this great composer. The Theatre will stage several of his operettas: Gräfin Mariza (27/10), Die Csárdásfürstin (28/10), Die Bayadere (29/10), Das Veilchen von Montmatre (30/10) and Die Zirkusprinzessin “Mister X” (31/10).
Alongside these staged performances, there will be four gala concerts. These concerts will be performed in the Great Hall of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Yuri Temirkanov. These concerts will showcase European operetta stars and leading soloists of the Musical Comedy Theatre. Kálmán’s daughter, Yvonne, will be the guest of honour at the gala concert on the 31st of October.
For further information about casting and tickets, please visit the following websites:
Musical Comedy Theatre of St. Petersburg
Grand Hall of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic