Prokofiev: 6 Operas / Gergiev, Kirov Opera

Release Date: 3/30/2010
Label: Decca
Catalog Number: B001406802
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Number of Discs: 14

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6 complete operas on 14 CDs featuring the Kirov Opera and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre — Betrothal in a Monastery, The Fiery Angel, The Gambler, Love for Three Oranges, Semyon Kotko and War and Peace.
Works on This Recording
1. Betrothal in a Monastery, Op. 86 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Ludmila Kassianenko (Mezzo Soprano), Liubov Sokolova (Mezzo Soprano), Yuri Shkliar, Evgeny Akimov (Tenor), Alexandr Gergalov (Baritone), Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Nikolai Gassiev (Tenor), Vladimir Vaneev (Bass), Sergei Alexashkin (Bass), Marianna Tarasova (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1940-1941 ; USSR
2. Fiery Angel, Op. 37 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Sergei Leiferkus (Baritone), Mikhail Kit (Baritone), Konstantin Pluzhnikov (Tenor), Yevgeny Boitsov (Tenor), Larissa Diadkova (Mezzo Soprano), Vladimir Galusin (Tenor), Yuri Laptev (Tenor), Valery Lebed (Bass), Galina Gorchakova (Soprano), Sergei Alexashkin (Bass), Evgeny Fedotov (Bass)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1923/1927 ; Paris, France
3. Gambler, Op. 24 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Vladimir Galusin (Tenor), Andrei Khramstov (Bass), Yuri Laptev (Tenor), Valery Lebed (Bass), Elena Obraztsova (Mezzo Soprano), Marianna Tarasova (Mezzo Soprano), Luba Kazarnovskaya (Soprano), Victor Vikhrov (Tenor), Sergei Alexashkin (Bass), Nikolai Gassiev (Tenor)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1917/1928 ; USSR
4. Love for Three Oranges, Op. 33 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Mikhail Kit (Baritone), Grigory Karasev (Bass), Konstantin Pluzhnikov (Tenor), Larissa Diadkova (Mezzo Soprano), Fyodor Kuznetsov (Bass), Evgeny Akimov (Tenor), Zlata Bulycheva (Mezzo Soprano), Vassily Gerelo (Baritone), Lia Shevtsova (Soprano), Alexandr Morozov (Baritone), Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Vladimir Vaneev (Bass), Yuri Zhikalov (Tenor), Larissa Schevtchenko (Soprano), Olga Korzhenskaya (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1919 ; USA
5. Semyon Kotko, Op. 81 by Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1939 ; USSR
6. War and Peace, Op. 91 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer: Yelena Prokina (Soprano), Grigory Karasev (Bass), Mikhail Chernozhukov (Bass), Nikolai Okhotnikov (Bass), Maria Gortsievskaja (Mezzo Soprano), Andrei Khramstov (Bass), Genadij Bezzubenkov (Bass), Yuri Marusin (Tenor), Alexandr Shubin (Bass), Alexandr Morozov (Baritone), Svetlana Volkova (Soprano), Irina Bogachova (Mezzo Soprano), Georgi Zastavnij (Baritone), Ivan Volodin (Tenor), Evgeny Fedotov (Bass), Nikolai Gassiev (Tenor), Olga Borodina (Mezzo Soprano)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1943/1952 ; USSR
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