Pir vo vremja chumy

Feast in time of plague; Ein Gelage waehrend der Pest

dramatic scenes of A. Pushkin

Composed by Cesar Cui

Date of composition: ca. 1889-1897, 1895-1897, 1900

First Performed: 1901

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Cast of Characters

Setting: England


At a banquet during the Black Plague in London, revelries continue while death surrounds the feasters.

Act I

Act II


Extra Information

Author: Lyle Neff, lneff@ucs.indiana.edu
Last Updated: June 1995