10.4.15

Ivan the Terrible Bolshoi Ballet in Cinema

Libretto by Yuri Grigorovich

Choreographer: Yuri Grigorovich
Sets and costumes: Simon Virsaladze
Music Director: Vassily Sinaisky
Lighting Designer: Mikhail Sokolov

Designers of scenery revival: Natalia Pavlova, Mikhail Sapozhnikov
Designer of costumes revival: Elena Merkurova

Music
excerpts from music to the film Ivan the Terrible, Russian Overture, cantata Alexander Nevsky, The Third Symphony Mikhail Chulaki’s version and additional music excerpts

The world premiere took place on February 20, 1975 at the Bolshoi Theatre.
Revival — November 8, 2012.

Cast 19 april 2015

Ivan IV Mikhail Lobukhin
Anastasia, his wife  Anna Nikulina
Prince Kurbsky Denis Rodkin

Conductor Pavel Klinichev

Running time: 2 hours 20 minutes.
cofficial sponsor — NESTLÉ.

Bolshoi Theatre. Pavel Dmitrichenko as Ivan the Terrible. Photograph: RIA Novosti.

Ivan the Terrible. Bolshoi Theatre

Ivan the Terrible. Bolshoi Theatre

Ivan the Terrible. Bolshoi Theatre

Dmitritchenko en Ivan le Terrible. Bolchoï, le 4 novembre 2012 (DAMIR YUSUPOV / BOLSHOI THEATRE / AFP).