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Cin Ci La or Lessons of love

Operetta in two acts

Music by Carlo Lombardo and Virgilio Ranzato

Text and lyrics - Carlo Lombardo

Russian text - Kirill Kirillov

Director-director - People's Artist of Russia Oleg Levakov

Musical Director and Conductor - Honored Artist of Russia Andrey Alekseev

Scenography - People's Artist of Russia Vyacheslav Okunev

Choreography - Vladimir Romanovsky

Director - Honored Artist of Russia Alla Semak

Assistant conductor - Vasily Yurkevich

Choirmaster - Evgeny Takmakov

Lighting Designer - Denis Solntsev

Artist-animator - Anastasia Andreeva

Opening night of the performance took place on 27th of April 2018

Despondency reigns on the town square. Unhappy townspeople wander sadly around the square, waiting for the end of the ritual of Chun-ki-hsin, traditionally preceding the 7-day holiday on the occasion of the wedding of the mandarin's daughter, during which citizens are forbidden to indulge in any kind of fun. The ritual begins with a wedding ceremony and continues until the morning, when a gunshot is being reported to the woman of the townspeople about girl becoming a woman. However, this time the residents are waiting for the shot for the fifth morning already...

The performance is presented under license from Casa Musicale Lombardo and Casa di Riposo Guiseppe Verdi (Italy).

The performance is recommended for viewers aged 16 and above