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The State Museum and Exhibition Center "ROSIZO" together with the Museum of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia and the Union of Artists of Russia in the exhibition halls of the State Museum-Estate "Ostafyevo" - "Russian Parnas" conduct an exhibition"Theatrical fairy tale".

The project introduces the diversity of the theater world of the fairy tale: the exhibition will feature sketches of costumes and sets for world masterpieces of opera and ballet, such as The Nutcracker P.I. Tchaikovsky, "Cinderella" S.S. Prokofiev, “The Snow Maiden”, “The Tale of Tsar Saltan”, “The Golden Cockerel” N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov, “Morozko” M.I. Kraseva, “The Snow Queen” M.R. Rauchwerger from the collections of the State Museum of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia and the Union of Artists of Russia.

For a long time, the artist’s work in the theater was not paramount; her role changed in the 20th century, largely due to the influence of Diaghilev’s enterprise. It was then that the outstanding artists of their time came to the theater. Konstantin Korovin with his appearance at the Bolshoi Theater first declared himself as an artist who worked together with a director or choreographer. It was then that the decoration ceased to be just a background, and turned into a full-fledged acting element of the play. The exhibition presents sketches for the ballet The Nutcracker, made by Konstantin Korovin together with Vasily Dyachkov. Feeling and understanding Korovin's style perfectly, Dyachkov was his right hand in the manufacture of costumes.

Based on site materialsState Museum and Exhibition Center ROSIZO.