Home Theaters Saint Petersburg Mariinsky Theater 10 February 2019, 19:00 - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov "Sadko" (opera-bylina in seven scenes)
10February
19:00
2019 | Sunday
Opera
Mariinsky Theater, Saint Petersburg
Duration: 3 hours 55 minutes
World premiere: Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia, 5 March 1993

Libretto by the composer and Vladimir Belsky

Performed in Russian

Set designs revived from the original designs by Konstantin Korovin for the 1920 production

World Premiere: 26 December 1897, Private Russian Opera, Moscow
Premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre: 26 January 1901
Premiere of this production: 5 March 1993, Kirov Theatre, Leningrad

Sadko is an opera in seven scenes by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov to a Russian libretto by the composer with assistance from Vladimir Belsky, Vladimir Stasov, and others.

Sadko was a legendary hero of a Russian bylina (epic tale) with the same name, a merchant and gusli musician from Novgorod.

Casts & Credits

Composer: Andrey Petrov
Choreography: Oleg Ignatiev
Costume Designer: Konstantin Korovin
Lighting Designer: Vladimir Lukasevich
Musical Preparation: Irina Soboleva
Principal Chorus Master: Andrei Petrenko
Set Designer: Vyacheslav Okunev
Stage Director: Alexei Stepanyuk

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov "Sadko" (opera-bylina in seven scenes) at Mariinsky Theater on other dates

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Composer: Andrey Petrov
Choreography: Oleg Ignatiev
Costume Designer: Konstantin Korovin
Lighting Designer: Vladimir Lukasevich
Musical Preparation: Irina Soboleva
Principal Chorus Master: Andrei Petrenko
Set Designer: Vyacheslav Okunev
Stage Director: Alexei Stepanyuk