#AnnaKarenina - ballet in three acts by Rodion Shchedrin . Libretto by Boris Lvov-Anokhin on the novel by Leo Tolstoy's " Anna Karenina "
The idea of creating this ballet came from Maya Plisetskaya in 1967, when she starred in the film " Anna Karenina ." The music for the film was written by Rodion Shchedrin . Ballerina recalled: