WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Le Coq d'Or (The Golden Cockerel) is based on the last fairytale by Alexander Pushkin. It tells the story of the aged warrior Tsar Dodon who in a quest for peace in his kingdom consults a sorcerer. In return for a promise from the Tsar to grant him a wish, the sorcerer provides a Golden Cockerel to watch over the kingdom. Dire consequences ensue when the Tsar breaks his promise.
Performed in Russian with English surtitles.
Part of Les Saisons Russes du XX1 si?cle.