14 CD / Bravissimo / 2007-10-16Works: Modest Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Eugen Onegin; Queen of Spades, Op. 68; Alexander Borodin: Prince Igor; Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Sadko
Performers: Avdeyeva, Larissa; Barssova, Valeriya; Baturin, Alexander; Bellinik, Piotr; Belov, Eugene; Borisenko, Veronika; Chubienko, Nadezhda; Derzhinskaya, Xenia; Filippov, Vladimir; Firssova, Vera; Ghelieva,...
Conductors: Golovanov, Nikolai; Khaikin, Boris; Melik-Pashaev, Alexander; Samosud, Samuel; Svetlanov, Evgeny
Russian opera has a flavor all its own, full of color and excitement. This collection brings together five complete operas by Mussorgsky, Tchaikovsky, Borodin and...continue...
3 CD / Sony Classical / 2002-10-01Works: Modest Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Performers: Arkhipova, Irina; Borisenko, Veronika; Dementyev, Yuri; Filippov, Vladimir; Gorbunov, Victor; Grigoryev, Anton; Ivanov, Alexei; Ivanovsky, Vladimir; Ktitorov, Leonid; London, George [Baritone Vocal];...
Conductors: Melik-Pashaev, Alexander
Ensemble: Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra
"The Bolshoi chorus is, as usual, outstanding, even though some voices have been placed away from the mikes, perhaps to suggest a stage perspective. It's...continue...
3 CD / Opera D'Oro / 2000-05-16Works: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Sadko
Performers: Avdeyeva, Larissa; Filippov, Vladimir; Firssova, Vera; Ghelieva, Alexei; Gorbunov, Victor; Levko, Valentina; Petrov, Vladimir; Zakharov, Nikolai
Conductors: Svetlanov, Evgeny
Ensemble: Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra
As one of those intriguing operas "more talked about than heard," Sadko is a welcome addition to the Opera d'Oro catalog in this splendid and...continue...