The Fiery Angel

Teatro Regio, Wednesday 1 February 2012 - Saturday 11 February 2012

Playbill

Opera in five acts and seven scenes
Libretto by Sergej Prokof’ev
from the homonymous novel by Valerij Brjusov

Music by Sergej Prokof’ev
 

Characters Cast
Ruprecht, a knight baritone Nikolaj Putilin
Evgenij Ulanov (11)
Renata, Ruprecht's lover soprano

Mlada Khudoley
Ol’ga Sergeeva (7, 9)
Larisa Gogolevskaja (11)

Agrippa of Nettesheim,
doctor in philosophy tenor
Leonid Zachožaev
Vasilij Gorškov (9, 11)
Jakob Glock, bookseller and
Second client tenor

Jurij Alekseev

Mathias Wissman, Ruprecht's
university fellow, A servant
and Third client bass



Grigorij Karasev

Mefistofele tenor Aleksandr Timčenko
Evgenij Akimov
(7, 9, 11)
Johann Faust, doctor in
philosophy and medicine bass

Aleksandr Morozov
The Inquisitor bass

Michail Petrenko

Aleksej Tanovickij (7, 9, 11)

The Fortune-teller and
Mother Superior mezzosoprano
Elena Vitman
Ol’ga Savova
(7, 9, 11)
The Innkeeper soprano Svetlana Volkova
The Ost bass Vjačeslav Luchanin
A Doctor tenor Vladimir Živopisčev
First client tenor Vasilij Gorškov
First Novice soprano Tat'jana Kravcova
Second Novice soprano Margarita Alaverdjan
First nun mezzosoprano Nadežda Vasil'eva  
First nun mezzosoprano Ljudmila Kanunnikova  
Third nun soprano Elena Karpeš  
Fourth nun soprano Aleksandra Kovaleva  
Fifth nun soprano Ekaterina Varfolomeeva  
Sixth nun soprano Svetlana Kiseleva  
   
Conductor

Valerij Gergiev

Director David Freeman
Sets and costumes David Roger
Concert mistress Natalja Domskaja
Lighting Steve Whitson
and Vladimir Lukasevič
Master of arms Kirill Černozemov
Acrobatics direction Andrej Bugaev
Assistants to direction

Irina Košeleva
and Marija Bonč-Osmolovskaja

Chorus master Claudio Fenoglio

 

Orchestra and Chorus of the Teatro Regio

Staging by Mariinskij Theatre of St. Petersburg
in coproduction with Royal Opera House, Covent Garden of London

Calendar

  1. Wednesday 1 February 2012 - 20.00 - Series A
  2. Saturday 4 February 2012 - 15.00 - Series C
  3. Tuesday 7 February 2012 - 20.00 - Series B
  4. Thursday 9 February 2012 - 20.00 - Series D
  5. Saturday 11 February 2012 - 15.00 - Series F