Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

ballet in one act

Sunday | 5 November 2023|18:15

Age 12+

Дирижер – Владимир Оводок


Libretto: Michel Fokine, Leon Bakst
Choreography: Michel Fokine
Staging: People’s Artist of Russia Andris Liepa
Musical director: Honoured Artist of Ukraine Viktor Ploskina
Sets and costumes: Leon Bakst
Reconstruction of sets and costumes: Anna and Anatoly Nezhny
Artistic heads: People’s Artist of Russia Andrey Petrov, People’s Artist of Russia Andris Liepa
Conductor:Vladimir Ovodok
Running time: 40 minutes
Premiere: 9 November 2011


Зобеида –  Елизавета Мусорина (1-ое исп.)

Золотой раб – Андрей Бариев (1-ое исп.)

Шахрияр – Антон Кравченко 

Шахземан – Михаил Борознов

Три одалиски – Татьяна Уласень, Анастасия Вилар (1-ое исп.), Анастасия Ярещенко 

Главный евнух – Артем Задворнов


Bored sultan Shahriyar is entertained by the odalisques and by his favourite wife Zobeide. On the advice of his younger brother Shahezman  Shahriyar is going hunting. Orgy starts in the harem, at the height of which the sultan returns. He orders to execute his concubines, eunuchs and black slaves. Zobeide kills herself.