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Grozny Vek


Yuri Grigorovich choreographs this ballet, which tells the story of Ivan the Terrible, set to the music of [[Performer~P107142~Sergei Prokofiev~sergeyprokofiev]] and performed by the Bolshoi Ballet. In the story, set in the 16th century, Ivan ([[Performer~P73761~Yuri Vladmirov~yurivladimirov]]) challenges the ancient feudal powers of the noble boyars, and in their struggles, the boyars kill his beloved Tsarina ([[Performer~P5948~Natalia Bessmertnova~natalyabessmertnova]]). The meaning of the title Grozny...more