Sergei Prokofiev

The Ugly Duckling, Peter and the Wolf

The Ugly Duckling, Peter and the Wolf

Fairy tales

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.




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