The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya

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Opera: Work details

Composer: Nikolay Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov
Librettist: Vladimir Nikolayevich Bel'sky
Work definition: Opera in four acts
Title notes: Russian title: Skazaniye o nevidimom grade Kitezhe i deve Fevronii
Based on: Based on the Kitezh Chronicle of I S Meledin, the novel 'V lesakh' by Pavel Ivanovich Mel'nikov, songs and epics collected by Kirsha Danilov and several traditional tales, including 'The Life of Peter, Prince of Murom, and his Wife Fevroniya'.
Language: Russian
Notes: First given at Covent Garden as a concert performance, in Russian.
World premiere: 7 February 1907, Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
ROH premiere: 30 March 1926, BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus
Performances not linked to a production
29 May 2002 Evening Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London