The Mariinsky Theatre Trust is grateful to BP for its ten-year support of the Mariinsky UK touring programme. This partnership builds on the strong relationship already established between BP Russia and the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg and forms part of BP's cultural programme in the UK.

War and Peace

Production premiere 15 July 2014, Mariinsky II

Music by Sergei Prokofiev
Libretto by Sergei Prokofiev and Mira Mendelssohn-Prokofieva after the novel of the same name by Leo Tolstoy

Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Stage Director: Graham Vick
Production Designer: Paul Brown
Lighting Designer: Giuseppe Di Iorio
Choreographer: Maxim Petrov
Conductors: Pavel Smelkov, Zaurbek Gugkaev
Principal Chorus Master: Andrei Petrenko
Musical Preparation: Irina Soboleva

Prince Andrei Bolkonsky: Andrei Bondarenko
Natasha Rostova: Aida Garifullina
Sonya: Yulia Matochkina
Maria Dmitrievna Akhrosimova: Larisa Diadkova
Count Ilya Rostov: Sergei Aleksashkin
Pierre Bezukhov: Yevgeny Akimov
Hélène Bezukhova: Maria Maksakova
Anatol Kuragin: Ilya Selivanov
Dolokhov: Edward Tsanga
Princess Marya: Yekaterina Sergeyeva
Field-Marshal Mikhail Kutuzov: Gennady Bezzubenkov
Napoleon: Vasily Gerello

 

 

Review: Financial Times Graham Vick emphasises the human drama in Prokofiev’s magnificent but daunting opera