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The Love Adventures of Sir John Falstaff
About the performance

Donetsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre named after A. Solovyanenko presents

Libretto by Arrigo Boito after Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor and Henry IV

Yuri Paramonenko
Stage Director
Alexander Lebedev
Stage Designer
Sergei Spevyakin
Costume Designer
Oxana Kubekina
Chief Chorus Master
Lyudmila Streltsova
Lighting Designer
Izabella Nikolaenko
Video Projection
Valery Satsik


Sir John Falstaff, an old performer: Vadim Volovchuk
Ford, a banker: Vladislav Lysak
Alice Ford, his wife: Svetlana Maleyeva
Nannetta, their dauther: Mary Sargsyan
Meg Page: Tatiana Savvina
Mistress Quickly: Anna Maksudova
Fenton, Nannetta’s suitor: Andrei Krivokhata
Dr. Caius: Alexander Bakulin
Bardolfo, a follower of Falstaff: Grigory Shafir
Pistola, a follower of Falstaff: Maxim Alekseychuk
Theatre canteen delivery man: Yuri Yanushevky
Robin, Falstaff’s page: Olga Arkhipova
Call girls: Elena Birina, Ekaterina Tyupova

New Stage
Run time:
2 hours 40 minutes

Sung in Italian with Russian surtitles.

17 September

Saturday, 19:00

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General partner of the Bolshoi Theater — insurance company «Ingosstrakh»
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