On a winter’s day, Prince Ivan goes out to hunt in the deep snow. He discovers a long stone wall with a rose bush flowering above it. Intrigued, he climbs over the wall and stumbles across an extraordinary creature: half woman, half bird. It is the firebird! Ivan catches it without hurting it but the animal begs to be set free. In exchange, the Firebird offers the Prince a feather that Ivan can wave should he ever find himself in danger... Musigram Collection: an exploration of musical masterpieces, some of the greatest operas and some of the most beautiful ballets (CD included).