Historic Stage

Premiered on September 29, 2018


Sung in English with Russian dialogs (translation by Ekaterina Baburina).

The score has been made available by Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Limited.
In commemoration of the Leonard Bernstein centennary

Book by Hugh Wheeler after Voltaire, Lyrics by Richard Wilbur,
with additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John La Touche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker
and Leonard Bernstein.

Orchestrations by Leonard Bernstein and Hershy Kay.
Musical continuity and additional orchestrations by John Mauceri,

with a narration for concert version by Leonard Bernstein and John Wells, adapted from the satire by Voltaire and the book by Hugh Wheeler; edited and supplemented by Erik Haagensen.

Music DirectorTugan Sokhiev 
Stage DirectorAlexei Frandetti 
Set DesignerTimofei Ryabushinsky 
Costume DesignerViktoria Sevryukova 
Lighting Designer: Aivar Salikhov
Chief Chorus MasterValery Borisov