Prokofiev's opera based on Valentin Katayev's novel I, the Son of the Working Class. The patriotic work, written in 1940 after 20 years away from Russia, follows a young man who returns from World War 1 to the newly Communist Ukraine. The work still managed to offend the authorities.


Music: Prokofiev
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Work type: Opera or Operetta.


Sung in Russian with English surtitles.Producer Kryukov Productions. Company Kirov Opera. Conductor Valery Gergiev. Lyrics Sergei Prokofiev. Lyrics Vlentin Kataev. Director Yuri Alexandrov. Design Semyon Pastukh. Costume Galina Solovieva. Lighting Gleb Filshtinshky. Performer Viktor Lutsiuk (Semyon Kotko 28 Jun). Performer Yevgeny Strashki (Jul 8/13). Performer Tatiana Pavlovskaya (Jun 28). Performer Irina Mataeva (Jul 8/13). Performer Gennady Bezzubenkov (Tkachenko jun 28 Jul13). Performer Fyodor Kuznetsov (Jul 8). Performer Vladimir Vaneev (Jun 28). Performer Yevgeny Nikitin (Jul 8/13).
28 Jun 00 to 13 Jul 00Royal Opera House, West End :: V377
listing details L075261383

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