WGBH Radio WGBH Radio theclassicalstation.org

Tchaikovsky: Queen Of Spades / Bolshoi Opera

Tchaikovsky / Bosh / Svetlanov
Release Date: 08/28/2007 
Label:  Kultur Video   Catalog #: 1283  
Composer:  Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Victor NechipailoSofya P. PreobrajenskayaEvgeny KibkaloTamara Milaschkina,   ... 
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre OrchestraBolshoi Theatre Chorus
Number of Discs: 1 
In Stock: Usually ships in 24 hours.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Based on Alexander Pushkin’s story, “Pique Dame,” this powerful opera features music by Peter Tchaikovsky, and a libretto by his brother, Modest. Now, the Bolshoi Opera, Theatre, Orchestra and Choir have joined to create the definitive motion picture of this modern masterpiece! From the dazzling sets and costumes, to the impassioned singing and acting, this is an experience both opera and film lovers will not soon forget.

Region: All
Running Time: 103 minutes
Picture Format: NTSC
Color: Color
Subtitles: English

Directed by Roman Tikhomirov

Herman: O. Strizhenov
Liza: O. Krasina
The Countess: E.Polevitskaya
Yeletsky: V. Kulik
Count Tomsky: V.
Read more Medvedev
Paulina: I. Gubanov-Gurzo
Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Queen of Spades, Op. 68 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Victor Nechipailo (Bass), Sofya P. Preobrajenskaya (Mezzo Soprano), Evgeny Kibkalo (Baritone),
Tamara Milaschkina (Soprano), Larissa Avdeyeva (Mezzo Soprano), Z. Andzhaparidze (Tenor)
Conductor:  Yevgeny Svetlanov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra,  Bolshoi Theatre Chorus
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890; Russia 
Language: Russian 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Great Drama August 25, 2014 By Denton Moers (Houston, TX) See All My Reviews "The Queen of Spades is another one of Tchaikovskys great music dramas. he has shown great talent in all areas of the performing arts.------Denton Moers" Report Abuse
Review This Title
Review This Title Share on Facebook