Event Mavra
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Venue The Opera Studio, Netley, SA
Umbrella Event State Opera of South Australia 1998 Season
First Date 1998
Opening Date 1998
Last Date 1998
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Parasha is in love with her neighbour, Vassili, a young hussar, but they have difficulty in meeting. After they sing a duet, Vassili leaves, and then Parasha's mother enters. She is lamenting the difficulty of finding a new maid-servant after their prior maid-servant, Thecla, died. The mother orders her daughter to find a new maid-servant. Parasha comes up with a scheme to smuggle Vassili into her house disguised as Mavra, a female maid-servant. The ruse initially succeeds, and Parasha and Vassili are happy at being under the same roof. Parasha and her mother go out for a walk. At one moment,
Description Source Website
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Opera
Subjects Class Issues
The State Opera of South Australia, Production Company
Name Function Notes
Igor Stravinsky Composer
Boris Kochno Librettist
Text Nationality France
Production Nationality France
Data Source
Source Description
Web State Opera of South Australia Web Archive
Event Identifier 99988