The Mariinsky (Kirov Ballet) Theatre
The folk epic is based on the ancient Russian tale of the 12th Century entitled Song of Igor s Host. The action takes place in ancient Russia, in the city of Putivl. It's a dramatic story of Prince Igor going against the Polovtians by whom he is taken prisoner, internal conflicts and the happy return of the prince home.
Theatre address: Theatralnaya sq., 1
Show begins at 7 p.m.
Duration: 4 hours and 20 minutes, 3 acts
Performed in Russian
Music by A. Borodin
Libretto by A. Borodin
Musical Director: Valery Gergiev
Premiered in the theatre in 1954, revived in 2001
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