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Carmen

Free she was born and free she will die. This sometime cigar-maker, sometime smuggler with something of the sorceress about her is often in love – as capable of making…

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Messa da Requiem

Giuseppe Verdi’s Messa da Requiem is not only a musical prayer, but also a vision of the afterlife and the drama of Judgement Day that is rich in imagery. The musical requiem…

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Sadko

The Time Has Come Premiere of Sadko at the Bolshoi Theatre took place on 24 October 1906. Since then, it almost permanently remained in the repertoire (with an exception in…

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Kullervo

Why does everything go wrong for this tormented man? In the timeless tale from the Finnish national epic, Kullervo unknowingly seduces his own sister, kills his enemies and finally falls…

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Iolanta / The Nutcracker

Presented as a diptych in the historic performance of 1892, Iolanta and The Nutcracker are once again brought together in this Paris Opera production. In Dmitri Tcherniakov’s staging and sets, they become one and…

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Сказка о Царе Салтане

Сказка о Царе Салтане — опера Николая Римского-Корсакого, написанная в 1899 году на сюжет одноименной сказки Александра Пушкина. Дмитрий Черняков поставил ее в 2019 году. Римский-Корсаков для Чернякова «постоянный спутник»…