The programme is comprised of Marina and The Poet song cycles to poems by Marina Tsvetaeva and piano quintet (op. 42)
In his compositions Alexander Zhurbin combines elements of academic and applied music (jazz, musical, rock, etc.). He is the author of the first Soviet rock opera Orpheus and Eurydice. The Marina. The Poet programme consists of Zhurbin’s two song cycles (Marina and The Poet) to the poems by Marina Tsvetaeva and the Piano Quintet. The song cycles will be performed by Honoured Artist of Udmurtia Alexandra Saulskaya-Shulyatieva, Honoured Artist of Russia Elena Svechnikova and the Novaya Opera’s Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Alexander Zhilenkov.
The Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre 3/2 Karetny Ryad (Hermitage Garden), Moscow, 127006, Russia