The Fiery Angel (opera)

The Fiery Angel (opera)

The Fiery Angel (Russian: Огненный ангелOgnenny angel in transliteration) (Op 37)

Sergei Prokofiev's opera, The Fiery Angel, could be considered one of the composer’s largest challenges. Writing, production, and location were all factors in the piece’s progress. The journey to completion was not truly over until after Prokofiev’s time when the piece was first presented in a full performance at the Theatre des Champs-Elysée on Nove mber 25, 1955, and was first premiered at the Venice Festival in 1955.

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