The libretto of the composer based on the novel by Nikolai Gogol from the series "Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka"
The musical and dramatic version of Evgeny Brazhnik and George Isahakian
On the eve of the New Year and Christmas holidays on the Bolshoi Theater, the premiere of the play "The Night Before Christmas" will be held. Rimsky-Korsakov. "Bylyu-kolyadkoy" called the composer this opera. At the Children's Music Theater named after Natalia Sats, she will continue the line on creating performances that are to introduce the young spectators to the famous works of Russian literature and the great legacy of world and domestic opera music. Not only to introduce, but to fall in love with it. In this case - in a wonderful Christmas fairy tale by Gogol-Rimsky-Korsakov.
Musical leader and conductor - People's Artist of Russia, laureate of the State Prize of the USSR - Eugene Brazhnik
Director - George Isahakyan
Artist-director - Honored Artist of the Russian Federation Stanislav Fesko
Costume Designer - Maria Krivtsova
Choirmaster - Honored Artist of the Russian Federation Vera Davydova
Lighting Designer - Sergey Martynov
Conductor - Laureate of the All-Russian competition Sergey Mikheev
Assistants of the director are laureate of the international competition, laureate of the Russian Government prize Maxim Usachev, Maria Fomicheva