Legendary ballerina Maya Plisetskaya headlined this 1980
Bolshoi Ballet production of composer Rodion Shchedrin's 1971 ballet
Anna Karenina, which Shchedrin, in turn, adapted from the seminal 1877
novel by Leo Tolstoy. Plisetskaya did the choreography with Natalia
Rizhenko, and dances the lead, with... Maya Plisetskaya, Mikhail Petukhov, Victor Barykin - Майя Плисецкая, Михаил Петухов и Виктор Барыкин в главных ролях.