Free screenings of films with music by the famous Russian composer and pianist Sergei Prokopyev are planned in Moscow.
From 19 to 21 April everyone will be able to see such films as Alexander Nevsky, Ivan the Terrible and Kotovsky in seven cinemas of the Moschino network.
According to the portal of the Moscow mayor’s office, the shows are planned in honor of the 130th anniversary of the composer’s birth, which is celebrated on April 23. It is specified that spectators are expected in the cinemas “Sputnik”, “Tula”, “Yunost”, “Flight”, “Fakel”, “Vympel”, “Molodezhny”. Prior to visiting the session, preliminary registration is required – you can go through it on the Moschino website.
“We invite lovers of classical music and cinema to our cinemas. The new program includes films, music for which was composed by Sergei Prokofiev. It also includes the film “The Crystal Slipper”. This is a screen version of the ballet Cinderella, the music for which was also written by Prokofiev, ”said the press service of the Moschino network.
Note that the first show is scheduled for April 19 at 14:00 at the Sputnik cinema. On April 20 at the Polet cinema they are expecting to see the film Kotovsky, shot by Alexander Fayntsimmer. April 21 at the cinema “Molodezhny” will show the film “Ivan the Terrible”
Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) – Russian composer, pianist and conductor. In addition to operas, ballets, symphonies, concerts, he composed music for theater and cinema. The opera “The Love for Three Oranges” brought fame to Prokofiev. He is also known for the ballets Cinderella and Romeo and Juliet, the symphonic fairy tale Peter and the Wolf.
He died in Moscow on March 5, 1953, and was buried at the Novodevichy cemetery.