Tonight, on September 28, the ballet to the music by Sergei Rakhmaninov based on a short novel "Lilac" by Yury Nagibin and Vera Skalon's memoirs will be world premiered. The main parts in a performance directed by Beppe Menegatti and choreographed by Nikolai Androsov are performed by:
Carla FRACCI, outstanding ballerina of XX century, dramatic actress of theatre, cinema and television - as Vera Skalon.
The Bolshoi Ballet artist Dmitry EKATERININ as young Sergei Rakhmaninov.
Music by Sergei Rakhmaninov will be played by Italian pianist Gregorio NARDI.
In other parts: The Bolshoi Ballet artist Maxim SUROV and Actors and Extras Ensemble artist Yulia SHOSHINA.
The performance will be premiered on the stage of Moscow State Music Folk Theatre "Russian Song" in context of International Russian-Italian project "Mystery of the ballet".