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.


				
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
Bolshoi Ballet Official Sponsor is Nestlé company