War And Peace: Mariinsky II Theatre

  |  Book Tickets: 16/07/2014
Rated TBC by the BBFC
War And Peace: Mariinsky II Theatre Film Poster


Valery Gergiev conducts this live performance of Prokofiev's opera based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy, filmed at the Mariinsky II Theatre in Saint Petersburg. Set during the early 1800s in Russia, the story follows a young woman, Natasha (Aida Garifullina), who elopes with Prince Andrei (Andrei Bondarenko), unaware that he is already married. Meanwhile, the threat of war looms ever closer.