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Borodin: Prince Igor / Gergiev, Borodina, Gorchakova, Putilin, Kirov Opera

Borodin / Putilin / Kirov Opera / Gergiev
Release Date: 09/09/2003 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 000109309  
Composer:  Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra

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Valery Gergiev directs the Kirov Opera and Ballet in this magnificent 1998 production of Borodin’s epic Prince Igor, presented in a NEW Mariinsky Theatre performing edition and featuring Mikhail Fokine’s original choreography in the famous Polovtsian Dances. Its four acts tell of the struggle between the Russians and Polovtsian nomads, of Prince Igor’s capture and escape from his noble opponent, Khan Konchak, and of love between Igor’s son, Vladimir, and Konchak’s daughter, Konchakovna.

Cast: Putilin,Gorchakova,Aleksashkin, Borodina
Kirov Opera, Gergiev
Directed for the stage by Yevgeny Sokovin & Irkin Gabitov
Producer: Paul Smaczny
Video director: Aarno Cronval
Valery Gergiev directs the Kirov Opera and Ballet in this magnificent 1998 production of Borodin’s epic Prince Igor, presented in a NEW Mariinsky Theatre performing edition and featuring Mikhail Fokine’s original choreography in the famous Polovtsian Dances. Its four acts tell of the struggle between the Russians and Polovtsian nomads, of Prince Igor’s capture and escape from his noble opponent, Khan Konchak, and of love between Igor’s son, Vladimir, and Konchak’s daughter, Konchakovna.

Cast: Putilin,Gorchakova,Aleksashkin, Borodina
Kirov Opera, Gergiev
Directed for the stage by Yevgeny Sokovin & Irkin Gabitov
Producer: Paul Smaczny
Video director: Aarno Cronval
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Works on This Recording

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Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kirov Theater Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 

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 Great composer and a big opera/ballet  December 1, 2014 By Joergen Kraglund (Maarslet, Denmark) See All My Reviews "This film recording of Borodin’s Prince Igor at the Mariinsky Theatre is absolutely beautiful and perhaps the best version." Report Abuse
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