Tag Archives: Russia

Boris Godunov in Moscow at the Bolshoi

Premiered on October 16, 1948. Sung in Russian. Presented with three intervals. Running time: 4 hours. Libretto by Modest Mussorgsky, based on Alexander Pushkin’s play of the same name Version and orchestration by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Orchestration of “At St. Basil … Continue reading

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“Otello” at Mariinsky Theatre II in St. Petersburgh

Mariinsky II: 34 Dekabristov Street 7 January 19:30 2014 | Tuesday   Otello opera in four acts (new stage version of the 2007 production) performed in Italian Artists   Conductor Valery Gergiev Cast Otello: Kristian Benedikt Iago: Alexander Krasnov Cassio: Oleg Balashov Lodovico: Yuri Vorobiev Desdemona: Yekaterina Goncharova … Continue reading

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“Le nozze di Figaro” at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg

7 January 19:00 2014 | Tuesday Le nozze di Figaro opera buffa in four acts performed in Italian (the performance will have synchronised Russian supertitles)   Scenes from the performance       Age category 12+ SYNOPSIS Act I It … Continue reading

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Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “The Golden Cockerel” at The Bolshoi in Moskow

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “The Golden Cockerel” Opera in three acts Premiered on June 19, 2011. Libretto by Vladimir Belsky based on Alexander Pushkin’s fairy-tale October 31, 2013      19:00 November 1, 2013    19:00 November 2, 2013    12:00 Music Director: Vassily Sinaisky Stage Director: Kirill Serebrennikov Set and … Continue reading

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