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Borodin: Prince Igor / Ermler, Nesterenko, Kurovskaya, Sherbakov, Jaroslavich

Borodin / Nesterenko / Sinyavskaya / Eemler
Release Date: 04/06/2010 
Label:  Video Artists International   Catalog #: 4513  
Composer:  Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Vladimir JaroslavichVladimir PetrovEvgeny NesterenkoElena Kurovskaya,   ... 
Conductor:  Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre OrchestraBolshoi Theatre Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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. 169 minutes, Color, 4:3, mono, subtitles in English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Russian (cyrillic), All regions.

Opera in Three Acts
Music by Alexander Borodin
Libretto by Alexander Borodin and Vladimir Stasov
(Opera edited and completed after
Read more 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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Works on This Recording

Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin
Performer:  Vladimir Jaroslavich (Bass), Vladimir Petrov (Tenor), Evgeny Nesterenko (Bass),
Elena Kurovskaya (Soprano), Vladimir Sherbakov (Tenor), Alexander Vedernikov (Bass),
Valeri Yaroslavzev (Bass), Tamara Sinyavskaya (Mezzo Soprano), Boris Morozov (Bass),
Nina Grigorieva (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor:  Mark Ermler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra,  Bolshoi Theatre Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 

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