Zaporozhets beyond the Danube

22 August 2019, Thu. 18:30
Odessa Opera and Ballet Theater Odessa, 1 Tchaikovsky Street
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Why is it worth going to "Zaporozhtsa beyond the Danube"?

1. See an exciting production based on the history of Ukraine.
2. The most popular work for more than 150 years.
3. Listen to beautiful folk songs.

Fame composer Semen Gulak-Artemovsky brought exactly the opera "Zaporozhets beyond the Danube", written in 1862. It is believed that the work was the first, which brought Ukrainian folk dances and songs to the big stage. Another bright feature is the conversations full of conversation. All this helped the author to create truly colorful images.

“The Cossack beyond the Danube” is a comic opera in 3 acts. On the Turkish bank of the Danube live Ukrainians who dream of returning home. The adopted daughter of the Zaporozhian Cossack Ivan Karas named Oksana especially misses her beloved Cossack Andrew. Meanwhile, the Karas itself, by coincidence of unbelievable circumstances, finds itself in the palace of the Turkish Sultan.

How will the story end for Oksana and Andrew, who decide to flee to their homeland? And can Ivan Karas become Urkhan and start a harem? Come to the opera to enjoy the national color, funny episodes and vivid characters of the production!

Libretto by Semen Gulak-Artyomovsky, literary edition of Maxim Rylsky.
Duration - 2 hours and 20 minutes (with intermission).