Bolshoi Takes 'Maid of Pskov' to Its Actual Setting

4th August 2010, Comments 0 comments

The ancient city of Pskov recently marked the 500th anniversary of its accession to the Grand Principality of Moscow. As part of the celebration, the city played host to a performance of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera "The Maid of Pskov," an account of an expedition undertaken by Ivan the Terrible to place his stamp of authority on the city.

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