Konstantin Khabensky and Yuri Bashmet created an unexpected project

Константин Хабенский и Юрий Башмет создали неожиданный проект
The actor has found a new job.

Константин Хабенский и Юрий Башмет создали неожиданный проект

Konstantin Khabensky

Photo: Sergei Ivanov

Konstantin Khabensky his work in the Moscow art theatre.Chekhov, a large number of filming and charity work adds another big project. Now the name of the actor may appear in the playbill of the theater “Contemporary”, and together with the name of the world famous viola player Yuri Bashmet.

Константин Хабенский и Юрий Башмет создали неожиданный проект

Konstantin Khabensky and Yuri Bashmet in the play “the Little Prince”

Photo: Sergei Ivanov

Two stars presented on the stage of “Sovremennik” theatre performance “the Little Prince” based on the novel by Saint-Ekzyuperi. On the idea of Director Viktor Kramer, Knightley plays in it all the roles, and the ensemble “Moscow Soloists” under the direction of Bashmet playing the music of Brahms, Mahler, Haydn and the young composer Kuzma Bodrov.

Константин Хабенский и Юрий Башмет создали неожиданный проект

Konstantin Khabensky

Photo: Sergei Ivanov

In addition, in the “Little Prince” is widely used in computer graphics and originally coined the scenery. Planet presents balloons, flowers — a spanner or photo Marlene Dietrich, and violin bows were wrapped roses.

Константин Хабенский и Юрий Башмет создали неожиданный проект

Konstantin Khabensky

Photo: Sergei Ivanov

Before the premiere the actor said that he had discussed the project with international performing arts for two years! And Bashmet admitted that “it was one of the major musical premieres in my life. Even if we mess up something, still something good…”

Konstantin Khabensky and Yuri Bashmet in the play “the Little Prince”

Photo: Sergei Ivanov

The first screening of this work took place in February in Sochi on the festival of arts Bashmet. After a performance in Moscow, the project is planned to include in the repertoire of “Contemporary”. However, due to the large employment and Khabensky and Yuri Bashmet, to show “the Little Prince” will be infrequently.