Opera in 2 acts
The duration of the performance is 2 hours
Performed in Ukrainian
Did the struggle of the Montecchi and Capuletti clans end with the fall of the veil in Shakespeare's play? Probably not, because the classic text always comes to life in new interpretations. And perhaps the race of childbirth never ceases and constantly lives in the collective consciousness of mankind as an archetypal image of relentless evil, which stands in the way of sincere love.
Charles Gounod's Romeo and Juliet at the Kyiv Opera is a timeless space of eternal return. Here, sincerity and fidelity are hidden behind the walls, the power of love is hidden behind the rocks of misunderstanding, and people… Everything human remains inherent in people.
Cruelty, selfishness and indifference of society do not leave room for a bright feeling. Lovers become an innocent victim of an irreconcilable society. But is anyone capable of defending love? Or are we the first to throw stones at him? ..
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