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Literary and Musical Museum “Dacha of Feodor Chaliapin” (Литературно-музыкальный музей Дача Шаляпина)

Feodor Chaliapin (1873 – 1938) – Russian opera singer, the solo singer in the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, in the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint-Petersburg, in the Metropolitan Opera in New York.

The Literary and Musical Museum Dacha of Feodor Chaliapin was opened in Kislovodsk in 1988 in the house where F. Chaliapin with the family had a rest in the summer of 1917.

Dacha Feodor Chaliapin

The house belonged to the General Abrezov was built in 1903 upon the project of the general Kislovodsk architect Emmanuel Khodzhaev. The combination of the stone walls and wooden turrets is reflective of the Art Nouveau style. The interior is decorated with the involvement of the known Russian artists – the fireplace was made by the Roerich project, Aleksei Korovin painted the walls.

Feodor Chaliapin gave house concerts, and the citizens assembled near the house to hear the great singer. During the stay of Chaliapin in Kislovodsk, the known people visited the Dacha – Sergei Rachmaninoff, Sergei Prokofiev, and Konstantin Stanislavski.

Exposition of the Museum presents Chaliapin photographs, documents, books, phonorecords and letters, and the grand piano was given to Feodor in his 12 years old to celebrate of victory in the contest.

The annual event “Chaliapin Seasons” is held in the Museum, the other time chamber concerts get up twice a week.

Open hours and price

Tuesday – Sunday  – from 10 to 13, from 14 to 18 (ticket office till 17)

Day off – the last Monday of each month

Ticket price 100-400 rubles, depends on the programme

How to get to the Dacha of Feodor Chaliapin

Stavropol Territory, Kislovodsk, Shalyapina Ulitsa, 1

In the Russian language – Ставропольский край, Кисловодск, улица Шаляпина, 1

Links

The Literary and Musical Museum Dacha of Feodor Chaliapin website in the Russian language

We recommend visiting nearby

The Kislovodskiy National Park – 0,5 km walking.

PHOTO depositphotos.com

 

 

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