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Narek Aleksanyan

“Formidable Judgement” Debuts at Yerevan’s Opera and Ballet Theatre

Today, at Armenia’s National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Yerevan, a multimedia
performance entitled “Ahegh Datastan” (Formidable Judgement) was staged.

The performance is based on Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa di Requiem designed and staged by Paolo
Micciche', and features 3-D installations displaying Michelangelo’s paintings on the ceiling of the
Sistine Chapel.

The performance, conducted by Konstantine Orbelyan, is part of the celebrations marking the 85 th
anniversary of the National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet.