Based on a collection of lyric poems, Carmina Burana was composed by Carl Orff between 1935 and 1936. Presented for the first time in 1937 at the Opera of Frankfurt, this masterful work fascinates for a long time and does not leave unmoved the audience. The most famous movement ” O Fortuna ” resumed in the end of the piece, is today world-famous.
Interpreted with passion and power by choirs and soloists of the National Opera of Russia, these profane and latin songs tell us a story of life and death, fate and especially love. About 200 artists sing the joy of the return of the spring and the pleasures of the alcohol, play with the wheel of fate, dance love and lust. This new production seizes with sensuality and emotion of this musical phenomenon to show that music, movement and word are inseparable.
Big success of the XXth century played all over the world, this original piece and full of ardour will go to meet the public for a big European tour from November 2017.