St Petersburg, Mariinsky II

The Demon


opera by Anton Rubinstein

Performed in Russian (the performance will have synchronised Russian supertitles)



Gurgen Petrosyan

Demon: Maharram Huseynov
Prince Gudal: Oleg Sychov
Tamara: Natalya Pavlova
Prince Sinodal: Roman Shirokikh
Old Servant: Anton Perminov
Tamara’s Nurse: Lydia Bobokhina
Angel: Irina Shishkova
Prince Sinodal’s Courier: Anton Khalansky

World premiere: 13 (25) January 1875, Mariinsky Theatre
Performance premiere: 23 September 2023

Running time: 3 hours
The performance has one interval

Age category 16+


Music by Anton Rubinstein
Libretto by Pavel Viskovatov based on the plot of Mikhail Lermontov's poem

Musical Director: Valery Gergiev
Stage Director: Yelizaveta Korneeva
Set Designer: Yekaterina Ageniy
Costume Designer: Zhanna Usacheva
Lighting Designer: Valentin Bakoyan
Video Designer: Anastasia Andreeva
Musical Preparation: Irina Soboleva
Principal Chorus Master: Konstantin Rylov
Choreographer: Konstantin Khlebnikov

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