Premiered on April 18, 2003.

Presented with one interval.
Running time: 2 hours.



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Libretto by Adrian Piotrovsky and Fyodor Lopukhov

Choreographer: Alexei Ratmansky
Designer: Boris Messerer
Music Director: Pavel Sorokin
Lighting Designer: Alexander Rubtsov

Publicity curtain.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Publicity curtain.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from Act I.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from Act I.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Anastasia Meskova as Zina.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Anastasia Meskova as Zina.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Shipulina as Balerina.<br/> Ruslan Skvortsov as Classical Dancer.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ekaterina Shipulina as Balerina.
Ruslan Skvortsov as Classical Dancer.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
katerina Krysanova as Balerina.<br/>Vladislav Lantratov as Classical Dancer.<br/>Photo by Damir Yusupov.
katerina Krysanova as Balerina.
Vladislav Lantratov as Classical Dancer.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Irina Yatsenko as Galya.<br/> Denis Savin as Accordionist.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Irina Yatsenko as Galya.
Denis Savin as Accordionist.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from Act I.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from Act I.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
 A scene from Act II.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
A scene from Act II.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ballet Dancer - Ruslan Skvortsov.<br />Old Dacha Dweller - Andrei Melanyin.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ballet Dancer - Ruslan Skvortsov.
Old Dacha Dweller - Andrei Melanyin.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ruslan Skvortsov as Ballet Dancer.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Ruslan Skvortsov as Ballet Dancer.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
The greatest harvest.<br />A scene from Act II.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
The greatest harvest.
A scene from Act II.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Almost Apotheosis.<br />A scene from Act II.<br />Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Almost Apotheosis.
A scene from Act II.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.