PRINCE IGOR Nesterenko, Kurovskaya; Bolshoi (1981) (DVD)

PRINCE IGOR Nesterenko, Kurovskaya; Bolshoi (1981) (DVD)

Code: 4513



Product Description


The legendary bass Evgeny Nesterenko sings the title role in this thrilling 1981 Bolshoi Opera production. Though performances outside of Russia are rare, the arias for Vladimir and Igor are beloved staples of the tenor and bass repertoire, and the sequence of the Polovtsian Dances contains some of the most famous and beloved music in the entire classical music repertory. With the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Mark Ermler. Subtitles in English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Russian (cyrillic).
Color, 169 minutes, 4:3, All regions

Prince Igor
Opera in Three Acts
Music by Alexander Borodin
Libretto by Alexander Borodin and Vladimir Stasov
(Opera edited and completed after Borodin’s death by Nikolai RimskyKorsakov and Alexander Glazunov)

Prince Igor: Evgeny Nesterenko
Jaroslavna, his wife: Elena Kurovskaya
Vladimir Igorevich, their son: Vladimir Sherbakov
Prince Galitsky (Vladimir Jaroslavich),
Jaroslavna’s brother: Alexander Vedernikov
Konchak, a Polovtsy Khan: Boris Morozov
Konchakovna, his daughter: Tamara Sinyavskaya
Ovlur, a Baptized Polovtsian: Vladimir Petrov
Skula, a Gudok player: Valery Yaroslavtsev
Yeroshka, a Gudok player: Konstantin Baskov
Jaroslavna’s Nurse: Nina Grigorieva
Polovtsian Maiden: Margarita Miglau

Production of The Bolshoi Theatre
Orchestra & Chorus of the Bolshoi Theatre
Mark Ermler, conductor
Live Performance, 1981
Concert Hall of the Kremlin Palace

Produced by Music Department of Soviet TV
Stage Director: Oleg Moralev
Production Design: Fedor Fedorovsky
Video Director: Alexander Barannikov

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