Opera by A. Rubinstein.
PromFest’s second opera production in 2005 with Laimonas Pautienius, the winner of the 3rd Klaudia Taev Competition (2003) in the title role.
Photo: The Stage Director Mati Unt and actress Maarja Jakobson on the poster of the production.
“Demon” was staged by famous Estonian avant-garde stage director and writer Mati Unt. This opera remained his last ever staged production due to his sudden death.
“Demon ” was shown only four times in Pärnu in the Endla Theatre: on 27th, 28th, 31st of May, and 3rd of June 2005 and once on the Estonian island Saaremaa – at the Kuressaare Opera Days on 28th of July 2005.
Premiere on 27th May 2005 Endla Theatre, Pärnu, Estonia
PromFest’s co-production with the Pärnu Endla Theatre.
Musical Director and Conductor – Erki Pehk
Conductor – Paul Mägi
Stage Director – Mati Unt
Set and Costume designer – Reet Aus
Lighting designer – Margus Vaigur
Chorus Master – Heli Jürgenson
Pianist – Helin Kapten
Demon – Laimonas Pautienius (Lithuania)
Tamara – Anastasia Bakastova (Russia)
Sinodal – Sergei Gaidey (Russia)
Angel – Teele Jõks (Estonia)
Gudal – Romans Polisadovs (Latvia)
Old servant – Leonid Savitski (Estonia)
Nanny – Merle Silmato (Estonia)
Messanger – Roland Liiv (Estonia)
Personage with no role – Maarja Jakobson (Estonia)
The Pärnu City Orchestra and Project chorus