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
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