234th Season

Boris Asafiev

Composer

Boris Vladimirovich Asafiev (1884-1949) was a composer and writer.

Boris Asafiev lived in the Soviet Union where he had a strong musical influence. His writings include The Book about Stravinsky and Glinka. His compositions were mainly ballets and guitar compositions, and include Flames of Paris, based on the French Revolution, and The Fountain of Bakhchisarai, which was first performed in 1934, and was performed at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg in 2006.


Mariinsky Theatre:
1 Theatre Square
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky-2 (New Theatre):
34 Dekabristov Street
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Concert Hall:
20 Pisareva street
St. Petersburg