War and Peace (Voyna i mir)
The most important facts at a glance

Would you like to know more and think ahead? Take a look behind the curtain here, peek into the rehearsal rooms, into the workshops, or read on about the topics that concern the production team of the opera premiere! Immerse yourself in the world of War and Peace and the creation of composer Sergei S. Prokofiev's production in the form of podcasts, image galleries, videos, additional texts.
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The Plot 

Why are we performing “War and Peace”?

General Director Serge Dorny on the reasons why the Bayerische Staatsoper brings War and Peace (Voyna i mir) to the stage.

A year with War and Peace

Puzzle pieces of Tolstoy reading matter.

War and Peace (Woina i mir)