Music Director and Conductor: Vasily Valitov
Stage movement: Alla Chepinoga, Lubov Shepeta
Running time: 1 hour with no intermission
Premiered on 23 April 2011
For children of any age
The Ugly Duckling is a fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen.
The Ugly Duckling is based on the famous fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen. It is about an ugly nestling, unappreciated and hounded in the poultry yard, who eventually becomes a beautiful swan.
Peter and the Wolf is a symphonic fairy tale written by Sergei Prokofiev.
The symphonic fairy tale Peter and the Wolf is about the brave boy Peter who managed to catch a wolf, Peter’s grandpa, a grumbling but kind old man, a boastful duck and a fearless little bird. Peter saved the bird from a clever cat and they became friends; later the grateful little bird helped Peter to trap the wolf. Each character has a music theme of their own played by a specific musical instrument.