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Arts Calendar / December 1 / Opera
19:00 Katerina Izmailova
Opera in four acts by Dmitri Shostakovich. 190 min (with one interval). Libretto by Dmitry Shostakovich and Alexander Preis after "Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District" by Nikolai Leskov. Music Director: Tugan Sokhiev. Stage Director: Rimas Tuminas. Sung in Russian with English surtitles. Katerina is married to Zinovi in the middle of nowhere and is pining away. She falls in love with Sergei, a farmhand, and when Katerina’s father-in-law finds out, he has Sergei flogged. Katerina takes revenge by poisoning her father-in-law. Soon Zinovi too is killed, and Katerina and Sergei are free to marry. In the middle of the wedding, Zinovi’s body is discovered, and Katerina and Sergei are dispatched to Siberia. On the way, Serge falls in love with another prisoner, Sonyetta. Katerina throws her into the water, and they both drown.
Bolshoi Theater 
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