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. Sung in Russian with English surtitles.


Viktor Lutsiuk (Semyon Kotko 28 Jun), Yevgeny Strashki (Jul 8/13), Tatiana Pavlovskaya (Jun 28), Irina Mataeva (Jul 8/13), Gennady Bezzubenkov (Tkachenko jun 28 Jul13), Fyodor Kuznetsov (Jul 8), Vladimir Vaneev (Jun 28), Yevgeny Nikitin (Jul 8/13)


Music: Prokofiev
Producer: Kryukov Productions
Company: Kirov Opera
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Lyrics(s): Sergei Prokofiev, Vlentin Kataev
Director: Yuri Alexandrov
Design: Semyon Pastukh
Costume: Galina Solovieva
Lighting: Gleb Filshtinshky
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Semyon Kotko

Semyon Kotko (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T01544465914. Details of all Semyon Kotko archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01140859368

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Royal Opera House
West End
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