This is mainly due to the range of operas created in the second half of the 19th century and certain operas of the 20th century.
Among the most popular operas on the world stage of the late 20th - early 21st cc are by Shostakovitch.
In spite of the music before Glinka the phenomenon of his genius still seems a miracle.
It goes without saying that the treasures of the national opera are not limited to the mentioned compositions.
Opera coming to Russia (18th century) Opera was one of the first West European genres adopted by the Russian stage. It was a comedy of every day life with music and singing scenes, which brought about a number of popular works of this genre of early comic opera.
Sessions of the Main Program will take place in three rooms of the congress-center "Technopolis Moscow".
Venues for the workshops and the evening program are mentioned separately.