Rock opera "Juno and Avos": a summary of the performance, reviews

«Juno and Avos" - the most famous and still popular local rock opera.The premiere was held in 1981 in Moscow Lenkom Theater, the stage which he goes on to this day.


Juno and Avos summary of the Opera

author of music for the play - AL Rybnikov.He was born in Moscow on July 17, 1945 His parents were people of creative professions: mother - an artist-designer, and her father - violinist.Write music Alexei L. began at age 8.His first works were pieces for the piano, and at age 11 he wrote the ballet "Puss in Boots."AL Rybnikov graduated from the Conservatory in the composition class, his teacher was Aram Khachaturian.

Also works "Juno and Avos" Alexei L. wrote another legendary rock opera - "The Star and Death of Joaquin Murieta."He is the author of music to the mystery of "The liturgy of the catechumens," a musical drama "Maestro Massimo", a contemporary opera "War and Peace", to such films as "Treasure Island", "That Munchhausen", "The Tale of the Star boy"" Andersen - Life Without Love, "" The Adventures of Pinocchio, ""

Little Red Riding Hood "," The Brothers Karamazov "et al., as well as the cartoons:" The wolf and the seven kids in a new way "," black chicken ", a series of"Moomins "and so on. d. In addition, AL Rybnikov wrote symphonic, chamber and choral music.And no doubt that the granting him the title of People's Artist in 1999, quite rightly.


Juno and Avos summary

most famous works of the composer AL Rybnikov has been and remains the rock opera "Juno and Avos".Summary of the play will be presented in this article.The story of the same name poem written by Andrei Voznesensky.She introduces us to a true story that occurred in the early 19th century.Russian statesman Nikolai Rezanov in 1806 took a trip to California, where he met with Conchita - the daughter of the commandant of San Francisco.

author of the poem while working on it in detail studied the book written by our compatriot George. Lensene and travel diary of NP Rezanov.

So, "Juno and Avos" (summary of the opera will be described below in detail) - a story about how Nikolai Rezanov in the expedition, which he led, on his way to Alaska stops in California.At the ball, he met with sixteen Conchita, who falls in love with him.After the engagement with her, Nikolai Rezanov forced to continue the expedition and leave the bride in California.On the way to St. Petersburg, where he went to plead for permission to marry Conchita as she Catholic, Nikolai Petrovich falls ill and dies.Conchita was waiting for him for many years and did not believe that he died, and received confirmation of his death, became a nun and took a vow of silence.


rock opera "Juno and Avos" (summary goes "hand in hand" with the work itself) begins with a prologue.Nikolai praying, crying out to the Lord and for the motherland.Then comes on stage the prophet who predicts Russia, which is coming soon heavy 1812.

first action of the rock opera "Juno and Avos"

Juno and Avos summary reviews

Summary of the first part is as follows: after the funeral service in the church of his wife Rezanov submits a petition to Count Rumyantsev that the one supported his project - a first in the history of Russian world tourthat he intends to lead in order to establish friendly relations with the United States that Russia promises great benefits.After receiving approval from Rumyantsev, NP Rezanov sail.

second action

Juno and Avos summary of performance

rock opera "Juno and Avos" summary (second part) tells the story of what happens to the characters already in America.The scene begins with the fact that Nikolai Petrovich wrote a letter to N. Rumyantsev about the condition of his expedition arrived to the shores of California and how they were met by local residents.Further action is transferred to the ballroom.Here and there is an acquaintance NP Rezanov with Conchita, in honor of the 16th anniversary of which was given ball.Nikolai Petrovich teaches daughter commandant gift - a golden diadem from the collection of Empress Catherine.After the ball gets to the bedroom Rezanov and Conchita seduces her.She falls in love with him, and he feels a remorse.At confession she told her confessor everything, what he brings to her father, who insists on engagement to hide the disgrace of his daughter.Rezanov and Conchita betrothed, after which it floats away, but come back to it it is not meant to be.Thirty years Conchita waiting for the return of NP Rezanov, not believing the rumors of his death.

Epilogue rock opera "Juno and Avos»

Summary final part says that the actors come on stage and sing "Hallelujah", proclaiming that, most importantly, what we come into this world is love.

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If you have not seen or heard of the creation of A. Rybnikov and Andrei Voznesensky, then this article is presented for review to the rock opera "Juno and Avos" - summary.Guest viewers will also help to make representation about it.According to many, but they all agree on one thing - it's a masterpiece, written by two geniuses.An interesting plot uncovered viewer using great music and amazing lyrics.This performance at all times, it is to see and hear.