Le Coq D’Or

Le Coq D’Or

‘Calculating Queen of Shemakha’: Natalia Savelieva in Le Coq d’Or. Photograph: Foteini Christofilopoulou Le Coq d’Or (The Golden Cockerel) is an opera composed by Rimsky-Korsakov and based on a poem by Pushkin. It opened in Moscow in 1909, the year that Sergei Diaghilev first visited Paris with the troupe of (…)

Les Saisons Russes: Le Coq D’Or

Les Saisons Russes: Le Coq D’Or

Andris Liepa has always brought us interesting productions, but his partnership with Georgi Isaakian and the Natalia Sats Moscow State Musical Academic Children’s Theatre seems to have enabled him (and us) to travel back in time. Almost 100 years to the day since it was first performed in London, we (…)