New Stage

The world premiere took place on 24 March 2021.


Bolshoi Ballet official sponsor


Libretto by Claus Spahn
after the eponymous novel by Virginia Wolf

Choreographer
: Christian Spuck
Set Designer: Rufus Didwiszus
Costume Designer: Emma Ryott
Lighting Designer: Martin Gebhardt
Music Director: Alexei Bogorad

Recorded fragments of a novel will be read by Marina Frenk.

The list of characters by scenes

PROLOGUE
Orlando
Boys

SCENE 1
The YOUNG NOBLEMAN
Orlando
Elizabeth I

SCENE 2
The LOVE-STORY with SASHA
Orlando
Princess Sasha

SCENE 3
The MELANCHOLIAC and the POET
Orlando
Nicholas Greene

SCENE 4
CONSTANTINOPLE and TRANSFORMATION into a WOMAN
Orlando
Ministers

SCENE 5
A NEW LIFE as a WOMAN
Orlando
Cavalier Orlando
The Prologue Boy

SCENE 6

VICTORIAN MORALITY and the BRIDE of NATURE
Orlando
Shelmerdine
Girls

SCENE 7
In the VORTEX of TIME
Orlando
Orlando's Son
Nicholas Greene
Princess Sasha
Shelmerdine

Nameless characters