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6 June 2019
Photo by Andrei Bezukladnikov
Dmitri Kourliandski's opera Octavia. Trepanation, staged by Boris Yukhananov, premiered in 2017 in Amsterdam at the Holland Festival. The libretto is based on Lev Trotsky's essay about Vladimir Lenin (1924), and on fragments of a play attributed to Seneca about the Roman emperor Nero. The stage is dominated by an enormous head of Lenin, and centaur skeletons. It is a complex, multivalent work, in which the theme of tyranny is projected onto the contemporary world. The Russian premiere, for which the Electrotheatre has announced an audition for volunteers to participate as soldiers in a Terracotta army, will take place on the stage of the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre on October 17 to 19 as part of the Territory festival. Dmitri Kourliandski speaks about his dissection of the revolutionary song “Varshavyanka,” and about the trepanation of tyranny.
30 May 2019
The new issue of the international magazine The Scenographer, an in-depth examination of Boris Yukhananov's work over the years, has gone on sale. It may be purchased both in print and in digital versions.
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14 May 2019
Photo by Ken Reynolds
The archive publishes exclusive photographs by British photographer Ken Reynolds, who attended performances of The Garden in Edinburgh in September 1995.
17 March 2019
Boris Yukhananov and composer Dmitri Kourliandski met with students of the Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences of the Moscow International University, where they talked about the principles on which work at the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre is based — new processualism and the open-circuited work space. They also presented Fading Apocalypse, an installation devoted to reflections on the role of the director, and how art is possible in the modern world.
20 February 2019
The exhibit of graphics for Drillalians runs from February 20 to March 9 in the lobby of the Stanislavsky Electrotheatre.
3 November 2018
Photo by Olympia Orlova
The Scenographer announces an issue dedicated to the work of Boris Yukhananov with a teaser consisting of an excerpt from the lead article by John Freedman.
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10 September 2018
Photo by Olympia Orlova
As we have written, a new, major premiere is in the works — Pinocchio — the latest project from Boris Yukhananov which spectators will see in the summer of 2019. For now, please meet the creative team.
5 September 2018
Photo by Olympia Orlova
4 сентября состоялся сбор труппы Электротеатра Станиславский. Борис Юхананов рассказал о предстоящих премьерах.
19 July 2018
We continue our publication of interviews with the composers who worked on Boris Yukhananov's Orphic Games. Punk-macrame project. Here Kristina Matvienko chats with Dmitri Kourlianski.
6 July 2018
We continue our publication of interviews with the composers who worked on Boris Yukhananov's Orphic Games. Punk-macrame project. Here Kristina Matvienko and Irina Tokareva chat with Vladimir Gorlinsky.