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Stars of the Bolshoi: Elena Obraztsova

Tchaikovsky / Rimsky-korsakov / Mussorgsky
Release Date: 01/13/2015 
Label:  Melodiya   Catalog #: 1002299   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Peter Ilyich TchaikovskyNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovModest MussorgskyGaetano Donizetti,   ... 
Conductor:  Boris KhaikinOdysseus DimitriadiA. Juraitis
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 13 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

One of the greatest opera stars of the Bolshoi, Mezzo-Soprano Elena Obraztsova (1939-2015) was known for her beautiful and dramatic voice and commanding stage presence. This Melodiya album presents a number of arias. One of the greatest opera stars of the Bolshoi, Mezzo-Soprano Elena Obraztsova (1939-2015) was known for her beautiful and dramatic voice and commanding stage presence. This Melodiya album presents a number of arias. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The Maid of Orleans: Act I: Joan's Aria by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Boris Khaikin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Length: 7 Minutes 1 Secs. 
2.
Kashchey the Deathless: Scene 2: Kashcheyevna'a Aria by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Boris Khaikin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
3.
Khovanshchina: Scene 2: Marfa's Divination by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Boris Khaikin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872-1880; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Length: 5 Minutes 38 Secs. 
4.
The Tsar's Bride: Act II: Lyubasha's Song by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Boris Khaikin
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1898; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1966 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
5.
Boris Godunov: Act III: Marina's Aria by Modest Mussorgsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896-1908; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Length: 3 Minutes 23 Secs. 
6.
The Snow Maiden: Act III: Lel's Third Song by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1880-1881; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
7.
Sadko: Scene III: Lubava's Scene and Aria by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1895-1896; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
8.
The Queen of Spades: Act I: Pauline's Romance by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 59 Secs. 
9.
The Queen of Spades: Act II: Countess' Scene and Romance by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1970 
Length: 8 Minutes 9 Secs. 
10.
The Favorite: Act III: Leonora's Aria by Gaetano Donizetti
Conductor:  Odysseus Dimitriadi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1840; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Length: 5 Minutes 55 Secs. 
11.
Samson and Delilah: Act II: Delilah's Aria by Camille Saint-Saëns
Conductor:  Odysseus Dimitriadi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859-1877; France 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Length: 6 Minutes 21 Secs. 
12.
Don Carlos: Act III: Eboli's Aria by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Odysseus Dimitriadi
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884 
Date of Recording: 1965 
Length: 4 Minutes 44 Secs. 
13.
Il trovatore: Act II: Azucena's Song by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  A. Juraitis
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Length: 2 Minutes 42 Secs. 
14.
Werther: Act III: Charlotte's Aria by Jules Massenet
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: France 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
15.
Carmen: Act I: Carmen's Habanera by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  A. Juraitis
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1874; France 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 

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