FYC 2022 GRAMMY Awards®
- Best Contemporary Instrumental Album -

Fish Don't Melt

Based on the novel by Belgian children writer Jef Aerts, the play "Fish Don't Melt" ("Vissen smelten niet") was staged by The New Theatre, 

a prominent theatre group from Russia,

and premiered in 2021

original theater production soundtrack 
by Oleg Smirnov

Produced in May 2021, Fish Don't Melt is a theater soundtrack album scored by Russian-American composer Oleg Smirnov and commissioned by the New Theater, a prominent theater group based off the city of Voronezh, Russia. The play is based on the novel by Belgian children writer Jef Aerts and is rooted in the rich tradition of the Russian theater. It was premiered in the summer of 2021.  

FYC 2022 GRAMMY Awards®
- Best Contemporary Instrumental Album -

Fish Don't Melt

director - Victoria Shalamova

choreography - Maria Frolova

composer - Oleg Smirnov

costume design - Julia Ruban

the fish design - Julia Tulinova

sets design - Anton Krestnikov

photography - Diana Litvinova