St Petersburg, Concert Hall

May Night

opera in three acts

performed in Russian (the performance will have synchronised Russian and English supertitles)


The Mayor: Mikhail Kolelishvili                                           
Levko: Daniil Shtoda                                            
Hanna: Anna Kiknadze                                               
Pannochka: Elena Zhelezniakova  


Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Libretto by the composer after the tale of the same name by Nikolai Gogol

Production Director: Alexander Maskalin
Production Designer: Sergei Grachev
Lighting Designer: Kamil Kutyev
Musical Preparation: Larisa Gergieva
Chorus Master: Pavel Teplov
Choreographer: Dmitry Korneyev

World premiere: 9 January 1880, Mariinsky Theatre
Premiere of this production: 2 April 2009

Running time 2 hours 20 minutes
The performance has one interval

Age category 12+

Conductor: Tugan Sokhiev
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