Opera on one act by Veniamin Fleishman (1913-1941). Libretto by the composer, based on a short story by Anton Chekhov. Reduced orchestration by Gerhard Jünemann. English text by Thomas Elias.
IOpera performed this production at the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival on 10 October 2008. The cast included Jerzy Kozlowski as Jacob Ivanov, Nicholas Jones as Rothschild, Christopher Busietta as Moses and Siobhan Stagg as Martha. Peter Tregear was the musical director conducting the IOpera Chamber Orchestra, Stephen Moschner was the producer.