Photo: courtesy of the organizers.
the Legendary musical “don Juan” is back! The world premiere will take place in Moscow, where the production will go on tour around the world. The premiere performances will take place from 17 to 23 March in the State Kremlin Palace.
the Music and libretto in 2003 she wrote the French composer félix gray. According to the author, he did not set themselves goals to move the action in a modern context, so it falls outside of time. “Don Juan” is a free adaptation of the classic story, the young as well as Moliere. The musical involved more than 60 people, including 15 dancers, 11 singers and two musicians of flamenco. Rehearsal updated version of the musical started at the end of last year in Madrid.
“creating a musical is a long creative process which involves numerous stages, and even testing, says gray. – I am very pleased that over the “don Juan” is a professional and great team: Director, Gilles Mayo, the famous Creator of the musical Notre Dame de Paris, a brilliant arranger guy St-Onge, producers who once believed in the project. Remember, I am struck by the warm reception with which the audience around the world met “don Juan”, and now it was the turn of Moscow. This city has special meaning to me because part of my family from Russia. A great honor for me to show the show in this beautiful and great country, and I am quite happy.”
the Musical became a hit immediately after the premiere: in addition to the interesting scenery and spectacular light, in “don Juan” a lot of staged fights and vivid special effects that highlight the fantastic dimension of what is happening. The absolute jewel was the choreography based on the Spanish dance, primarily flamenco. The musical with great success was shown in France and Korea, and in Canada, the artists had a real triumph. In Montreal, Quebec, Sherbrooke and Ottawa was given a total of 200 performances by more than 350 thousand spectators. This is necessaryabout add and 300 thousand albums sold with “don Juan”. Song “Fun” and “Women” topped the canadian charts for several weeks, and Gilles Maillot was awarded the prize as best Director. The musical was produced by Charles Talar, together with his son Nicolas, one of the largest independent music producers of France. The show has broken all records for selling albums and tickets.
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