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Gergiev Opera Collection - Boris Godunov, Prince Igor, Ruslan And Lyudmila

Gergiev / Kirov Opera
Release Date: 10/14/2003 
Label:  Philips   Catalog #: 000131209  
Composer:  Modest MussorgskyAlexander BorodinMikhail Glinka
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Borodin:Prince Igor
Glinka: Ruslan and Lyudmila

6 DVDs in double boxes in a slipcase.
To mark maestro Valery Gergiev’s 25th anniversary with the Kirov company at the Mariinsky Theatre, St.Petersburg, this box celebrates the glory of Russian epic opera with three outstanding Kirov productions, presenting the leading Russian singers of today performing under the baton of the company’s charismatic Music Director.
This 6 DVD set contains the following bonus features, Catching Up With Music (60 min documentary) and Introducing Ruslan (18 min interview with Gergiev).
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Borodin:Prince Igor
Glinka: Ruslan and Lyudmila

6 DVDs in double boxes in a slipcase.
To mark maestro Valery Gergiev’s 25th anniversary with the Kirov company at the Mariinsky Theatre, St.Petersburg, this box celebrates the glory of Russian epic opera with three outstanding Kirov productions, presenting the leading Russian singers of today performing under the baton of the company’s charismatic Music Director.
This 6 DVD set contains the following bonus features, Catching Up With Music (60 min documentary) and Introducing Ruslan (18 min interview with Gergiev).
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Works on This Recording

1. Boris Godunov by Modest Mussorgsky
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
2. Prince Igor by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869-1887; Russia 
3. Russlan and Ludmilla by Mikhail Glinka
Conductor:  Valery Gergiev
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1837-1842; Russia 

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