St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre

The Love for Three Oranges

opera by Sergei Prokofiev

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



Zaurbek Gugkaev

The Prince: Anton Khalansky
Truffaldino: Sergei Semishkur
Fata Morgana: Yekaterina Shimanovich
The King of Clubs: Gennady Bezzubenkov
Pantalone: Yaroslav Petryanik
The Magician Celio: Yakov Strizhak

World premiere: 30 December 1921, Auditorium Theatre, Chicago (performed in French, translated by Sergei Prokofiev and Vera Janacópulos)
Russian premiere: 18 February 1926, State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet (Mariinsky Theatre)
Premiere of this production: 31 October 1991
Premiere of the revival of production: 15 October 2022

Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes
The performance has one interval

Age category 6+


Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Libretto by Sergei Prokofiev after the tale by Carlo Gozzi

Musical Director: Valery Gergiev
Stage Director: Alexander Petrov
Set Designer: Vyacheslav Okunev
Costume Designer: Vyacheslav Okunev
Video Designer: Viktoria Zlotnikova
Lighting Designer: Valentin Bakoyan
Choreographer: Ilya Ustyantsev
Musical Preparation: Irina Soboleva
Chorus Master: Konstantin Rylov

The Love for Three Oranges
on the playbill
27 July 2024, 13:00
27 July 2024, 19:00
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