Premiered on May 31, 1986.
(The world premiere took place on January 21, 1986,
at Teatro di San Carlo di Napoli.)

Presented with one interval.
Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes.



Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor

Libretto by Alexander Belinsky
and Vladimir Vasiliev
after the story Anna on the Neck by Anton Chekhov

Choreographer: Vladimir Vasiliev
Designer: Bella Manevich
Music Director: Alexander Lavrenyuk

Vladimir Vasiliev as Pyotr Leontievich.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Vladimir Vasiliev as Pyotr Leontievich.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Anastasia Gubanova, Anastasia Vinokur, Irina Semirechenskaya as Three Gipsy Women.<br/> Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Anastasia Gubanova, Anastasia Vinokur, Irina Semirechenskaya as Three Gipsy Women.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Marianna Ryzhkina as Anyuta.<br/>Gennadi Yanin as Modest Alexeyevich.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Marianna Ryzhkina as Anyuta.
Gennadi Yanin as Modest Alexeyevich.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
A scene from the performance.<br/>Gennadi Yanin as Modest Alexeyevich.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
A scene from the performance.
Gennadi Yanin as Modest Alexeyevich.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Evgenia Obraztsova as Anyuta. <br/>Denis Savin as Artynov. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Evgenia Obraztsova as Anyuta.
Denis Savin as Artynov. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Kristina Kretova as Anyuta. Mikhail Lobukhin as Artynov. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Kristina Kretova as Anyuta. Mikhail Lobukhin as Artynov. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Anyuta’s family.<br/>Vladimir Vasiliev as Pyotr Leontievich.<br/>Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Anyuta’s family.
Vladimir Vasiliev as Pyotr Leontievich.
Photo by Elena Fetisova.