Sorochintsy Fair

Late-romantic opera in Russian

Modest Mussorgsky
Librettist, Composer

Description

The Fair at Sorochyntsi (Russian: Сорочинская ярмарка, Sorochinskaya yarmarka, Sorochyntsi Fair) is a comic opera in three acts by Modest Mussorgsky, composed between 1874 and 1880 in St. Petersburg, Russia. The composer wrote the libretto, which is based on Nikolai Gogol's short story of the same name, from his early (1832) collection of Ukrainian stories Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka. The opera remained unfinished and unperformed at Mussorgsky's death in 1881.

Year 1874-1880
Opening Night 1917
Time Period Late-romantic
Language Russian

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Mussorgsky Dream Vision of the Peasant Lad from "The Fair at Sorochyntsi" ("Night on Bald Moutain")
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M. P. Mussorgsky. Aria of Parasya from The Fair at Sorochyntsi
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