Thematic album with postcards and musical selection dedicated to Feodor Chaliapin birthday

Our new thematic album features a series of postcards and photographs of Feodor Chaliapin as Mephistopheles in the opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod and in the opera "Mephistopheles" by Arrigo Boito, as the Miller in "Rusalka", Boris Godunov, Tsar Herod in the opera "Judith" and Don Basilio in the opera "The Barber of Seville". This is a unique photo evidence illustrating the artist's intense internal work on the character, as well as containing interesting details about the productions that brought world fame to the great Russian opera artist with lyric bass of light timbre. The singer's voice distinguished by great depth and fullness of sounding can be listened to in the musical selection recorded from music media stored in the museum Collection Musical Library.

Feodor Chaliapin had a reputation of an artist who combined inherent musicality, vivid vocal competence and extraordinary acting skills in his creative work. At different times, he was engaged in painting, graphics, sculpture and acted in films. He had a great influence on the world of opera development.