The exhibition "Meyerhold Theater. The Imperial Scene" automatic translate
с 27 Марта
по 22 Апреля
Санкт-Петербургская государственная Театральная библиотека
ул. Зодчего Росси, д. 2
From March 27 to April 22, 2019, the St. Petersburg State Theater Library will host the exhibition “Theater Meyerhold. The Imperial Scene, dedicated to the 145th anniversary of the birth of Vsevolod Emilevich Meyerhold.
Vsevolod Meyerhold (1874–1940), born Karl Casimir Theodor Meyergold, is a director, actor, teacher, theatrical figure, one of the reformers of the theater of the twentieth century. He knew the immense glory of his lifetime - and accepted a martyr’s end. The theater of the 20th century is unthinkable without Meyerhold and much to him.
In 1908, at the invitation of V. Telyakovsky, Meyerhold became a director of the St. Petersburg Imperial Theaters - Alexandrinsky and Mariinsky. Here he worked until 1917. During this time, performances based on the works of K. Hamsun, E. Hardt, J.-B. were staged on the stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater. Moliere, P. Klderon, A. Ostrovsky, M. Lermontov and other writers. Operas of R. Wagner, M. Musorgsky, K.-V. went to the Mariinsky Theater. Gluck, R. Strauss, A. Dargomyzhsky and M. Glinka’s ballet.
The activity of the director in the Imperial Theaters is devoted to the exhibition “Theater Meyerhold. Imperial scene. It presents sketches of costumes, props, furniture, wigs and make-up, made by A. Shervashidze and A. Golovin to the dramatic performances of “The jester Tantris” by E. Hardt, “Don Juan” by J.-B. Moliere, “The Resistant Prince” by P. Calderon, “The Masquerade” by M. Lermontov, to the operas “Tristan and Isolda” by R. Wagner, “Orpheus and Eurydice” K. -V. Gluck, “Electra” by R. Strauss, “The Stone Guest” by A. Dargomyzhsky and for the ballet “Aragon Jota” by M. Glinka.
The exposition is supplemented by costumes created by the artist D. Stelletsky to the unrealized play “Tsar Fedor Ioannovich” based on the play by А.К. Tolstoy.
The exhibition also demonstrates fragments of articles about the appointment of Meyerhold to the post of director of the “state-owned company” and reviews of performances from periodicals of 1907–1917.