The new opera “Black Square” in a hotly anticipated world premiere at the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow on November 27, 2018 after three years in development. An original 1915 eponymous painting by Kasimir Malevich has appeared in all the performances as a part of the staging.
Black Square, first act (abbreviated) workshop. Lyric Theatre @Illinois. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. December 2017. Stage direction: Olga Maslova, costume design Olga Maslova, lighting design Alena Samoray, sound design Hayat Dominique. Accompanists: Julie Jordan Gunn, Michael Tilley