New Stage
18 March, 19:00


Premiered on September 15, 2016.
Russian Stage Premiere.

For the first time Ekaterinburg Theatre performed it at the Bolshoi Theatre on February 19, 2017 in the framework of The International Forum Mieczyslaw Weinberg (1919 - 1996). The Return.

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Opera performance rights, sheet music and libretto granted by
© Peermusic Classical, New York & Hamburg
Libretto by Alexander Medvedev based on the novella by Zofia Posmysz

Music Director: Oliver von Dohnányi
Director, Set and Lighting Designer: Thaddeus Strassberger
Costume Designer: Vita Tzykun
Chorus Master: Angelica Grozina
Сhoreographer: Nadezhda Malygina

CAST:

Prisoners in Auschwitz
MARTA, Polish, in Auschwitz: Natalia Karlova
TADEUSZ, Marta’s fiancé: Dmitri Starodubov
KATYA, a Russian partisan: Olga Tenyakova
KRYSTYNA, Polish: Nadezhda Shlyapnikova
VLASTA, Czech: Irina Kulikovskaya
HANNAH, Jewish: Tatiana Nikanorova
BRONKA, Czech: Alexandra Kulikova
IVETTE, French: Olesya Stepanova
OLD WOMAN: Lubov Shevchenko

LIESE, German: Nadezhda Babintseva
WALTER, Liese’s husband, German diplomat: Evgeny Kryukov
FIRST SS OFFICER: Aleksei Semenishchev
SECOND SS OFFICER: Vladislav Troshin
THIRD SS OFFICER: Kirill Matveev
ELDERLY PASSENGER / COMANDANT: Alexander Kolesnikov

Dramatic roles:
Senior Overseer: Evgenia Primakova
Kapo in the female barracks: Olga Beltyukova
Steward : Sergei Levin
Rabbis, captain of the ship, couple newly married — ballet artists.

The production involves chorus singers and extras.
Nadezhda Babintseva as Liese,<br/>Svetlana Starova as Senior Overseer.<br/>Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Nadezhda Babintseva as Liese,
Svetlana Starova as Senior Overseer.
Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Nadezhda Babintseva as Liese,<br>Vladimir Cheberyak as Walter.<br/>Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Nadezhda Babintseva as Liese,
Vladimir Cheberyak as Walter.
Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Natalia Karlova as Marta,<br/>Nadezhda Babintseva as Liese,<br/>Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Natalia Karlova as Marta,
Nadezhda Babintseva as Liese,
Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Aleskandra Kulikova as Bronka,<br/>Natalia Mokeeva as Ivette.<br/>Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Aleskandra Kulikova as Bronka,
Natalia Mokeeva as Ivette.
Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Lubov Shevchenko as Old Woman.<br/>Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Lubov Shevchenko as Old Woman.
Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
A scene from the performance.<br/>Liese - Nadezhda Babintseva,<br>Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
A scene from the performance.
Liese - Nadezhda Babintseva,
Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Dmitri Starodubov as Tadeusz.<br/>Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Dmitri Starodubov as Tadeusz.
Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Concert. <br/>Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Concert.
Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Epilogue. Nadezhda Babintseva as  Liese.<br/>Natalia Karlova as Marta.<br/>Photo by Sergey Gutnik.
Epilogue. Nadezhda Babintseva as Liese.
Natalia Karlova as Marta.
Photo by Sergey Gutnik.


				
General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM