SPECIAL PUBLICATION IN LEADING RUSSIAN CULTURAL JOURNAL
Michael Rogatchi’s Jewish Melody. Flight ( 2017) art work was published in special publication in the leading Russian SNOB cultural journal. In the essay by prominent art critic Sergey Nikolajevich, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of theatrical giant, director LEV DODIN, Michael’s Jewish Melody. Flight work which is the one of the favourite art works of the director, as it is seen from the photographs illustrating the essay, is published.
Michael has created this version of his famous Jewish Melody work specifically for Lev Dodin whom Michael knows well from early 1980s and is very friendly with, in 2017. Since that time, the work is having its honourable place next to the great theatrical director in his personal office in his Academic Maly Drama Theatre-Theatre of Europe in St Petersburg, the place where Lev Dodin spend the most of his time working on his great works in theatre.
Michael has commented that such news is ‘thoroughly heart-warming and humbling’.