to music by Edvard Grieg
Mark Zhirkov, Genrik Litinsky
Russian premiere took place at the State Kremlin Palace on September 10, 2018.
Premiered at the Mari State Opera and Ballet theatre on January 22, 2022.
Libretto by Ekaterina Mironova and Alexander Somov
Choreographers: Ekaterina Mironova and Alexander Somov
Music Director: Alexander Andrianov
Stage Designer: Sergei Timonin
Costume Designer: Elena Netsvetaeva-Dolgaleva
Lighting Designer: Anton Stikhin
Two lovers are in the Garden of Eden. An Angel appears and injuries them with an arrow.
Horn sounds. Tsarist carriage is approaching. Courtiers, huntsmen, servants... The Empress appears. Shots are heard...