Prince Igor comes to life in Astrakhan Kremlin

It was first performed in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1890. London 1914 saw the first performance of the opera in full and with stage scenery based on sketches by Nicholas Roerich. In addition to Roerich, other famous painters, such as Konstantin Korovin and Ivan Bilibin, made sketches of costumes and sets for the opera.

It was first performed in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 1890. London 1914 saw the first performance of the opera in full and with stage scenery based on sketches by Nicholas Roerich. In addition to Roerich, other famous painters, such as Konstantin Korovin and Ivan Bilibin, made sketches of costumes and sets for the opera.

Evgeniy Polonskiy
Right in the heart of the city, the Astrakhan State Theater of Opera and Ballet gave an open-air performance of the opera Prince Igor, watched by about 20,000 people.
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