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NIKOLAI  ZYKOV THEATRE

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 《木偶巴赫音乐会》 独特的牵线木偶和实验木偶在一人的木偶表演中为儿童和成人的音乐约翰塞巴斯蒂安巴赫(Johann Sebastian Bach) 40分钟/1~3人/无付费行李/多达500名观众/无语)

PUPPET BACH CONCERT

(PUPPENBACHKONZERT)

wordless puppet show for family audience

technique - string marionettes, rod and giant puppets

duration - 40 min/ up to 500 spectators

transportation - 1-3 persons/ no paid luggage

PUPPET BACH CONCERT - unique marionettes and experimental puppets in one-man puppet performance for children and adults to the music of Johann Sebastian BachJohann Sebastian Bach (1685  1750) - a German composer and musician. His music is revered for its intellectual depth, technical command, and artistic beauty. The performance consists of 7 puppet vignettes to the music of Bach for different musical instruments. Nikolai Zykov is a world famous puppeteer who has performed his puppet shows in more than 40 countries of Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America and has created and has made more than 200 unique puppets. Nikolai Zykov  is an author, director, artist and performer of over 20 puppet performances which have received many international awards for innovative creativity and outstanding performing mastery, including Awards of World UNIMA Congresses.

Nikolai Zykov has performed his puppet shows in many cities of Russia and also in Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico, United States, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia, Byelorussia, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Belgium, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, South Africa, Mauritius, Seychelles, Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, China, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan.

Among the awards: "Arts Innovation" Award of the 12th China Shanghai International Arts Festival (2010), Diploma and "Excellent Show" Award of the 21th UNIMA Congress and World Puppet Festival in Chengdu (2012), "Performance Award" of Asia-Pacific UNIMA commission (2014), Award of the 4th Colombo International Theatre Festival (2015), Award "For brilliant performing mastery" of the 12th International Festival of Contemporary Puppetry in Bucharest (2016), "Outstanding Creativity" Award of Asia-Pacific UNIMA commission (2017), "Sell-out show" Laurel of Edinburgh Festival Fringe (2017).

Author, artist,  director and performer - NIKOLAI ZYKOV

All puppets are created, designed and made by NIKOLAI ZYKOV

First presentation - October 22 2014, Jesuits Cultural Centre, Alexandria, Egypt.

Official program participant of the La Feria Europea de Artes Escenicas FETEN 2015, Gijon (Spain).

 

COMPLETE PERFORMANCE DOSSIER

IN THE PROGRAM:

1. Choral Prelude in F minor BWV 639

2. First Prelude - Ave Maria (Bach / Gounod)

3. Gavotte number 1 and 2 from English Suite number 6 in D minor BWV 811

4. Prelude and Fugue A minor BWV 895

5. Concerto in F Minor number 5, BWV 1056, part 1

6. Cantata BWV 21, 9 part

7.  Pastoral in F major BWV 590 (Part 3), Fugue in D minor BWV 565, Prelude in E-flat major BWV 552 (excerpt)

 

See PHOTO ALBUM of PUPPET BACH CONCERT

 

PUPPET BACH CONCERT was presented in Russia, Egypt and Spain.

"... a stunning puppet performance." Tarek Nader. Alexandria, Egypt.

"Zykov captivates the audience by precise and majestic manipulation of his delightful and complex puppets" Festival de Bonecos, Canela, Brazil.

"Nikolai Zykov who attended the Festival from Russia impressed everyone, even the children and the adults. His show was wordless but everyone could understand easily." Murat Sezer. Vizyon, Turkey.

 

PUPPET BACH CONCERT poster

Technical requirements: one microphone on the cord and a non-stop mp3 (or Audio CD) playback, the preferred stage height is 1m 10cm, depth is 4m, the curtains must be black or dark. The team provides itself with lighting equipment, for connection 220 V sockets are required on the stage.

 

 


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