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Cin Ci La or Lessons of love

Operetta in two acts

Music by Carlo Lombardo and Virgilio Ranzato

Text and lyrics - Carlo Lombardo

Russian text - Kirill Kirillov

Director-director - People's Artist of Russia Oleg Levakov

Musical Director and Conductor - Honored Artist of Russia Andrey Alekseev

Scenography - People's Artist of Russia Vyacheslav Okunev

Choreography - Vladimir Romanovsky

Director - Honored Artist of Russia Alla Semak

Assistant conductor - Vasily Yurkevich

Choirmaster - Evgeny Takmakov

Lighting Designer - Denis Solntsev

Artist-animator - Anastasia Andreeva


Despondency reigns on the town square. Unhappy townspeople wander sadly around the square, waiting for the end of the ritual of Chun-ki-hsin, traditionally preceding the 7-day holiday on the occasion of the wedding of the mandarin's daughter, during which citizens are forbidden to indulge in any kind of fun. The ritual begins with a wedding ceremony and continues until the morning, when a gunshot is being reported to the woman of the townspeople about girl becoming a woman. However, this time the residents are waiting for the shot for the fifth morning already...

The performance is recommended for viewers aged 16 and above