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Rimsky-Korsakov: The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh Blu-ray Disc (Nederlands Opera)

Rimsky-Korsakov: The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh Blu-ray Disc (Nederlands Opera)

Tcherniakov's production of The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh featuring Vladimir Vaneev, Maxim Aksenov and Svetlana Ignatovich.
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Opera lies at the heart of Rimsky-Korsakov’s colourful idiom, but performances are few and far between; this realisation of his penultimate and grandest stage work is a very rare and special experience. Kitezh is known as ‘the Russian Parsifal’, which encapsulates its mystical flavour and steady unfolding of a legend of redemption. A largely Russian cast (headed by the stunning Svetlana Ignatovich) and production team works within a set that moves from opulent naturalistic scenery to some startling theatrical coups worthy of Rimsky’s underrated dramatic instincts. Filmed in High Definition and recorded in true Surround Sound.

 

Music: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

 

Prince Yuri Vsevolodovich: Vladimir Vaneev 

Prince Vsevolod Yuryevich: Maxim Aksenov 

Fevroniya: Svetlana Ignatovich 

Grishka Kuterma: John Daszak

Fyodor Poyarok: Alexey Markov

Page: Mayram Sokolova 

Two Noblemen: Morschi Franz, Peter Arink 

Gusli Player: Gennady Bezzubenkov 

Bear Handler: Hubert Francis 

Singing Beggar: Iurii Samoilov

 

Chorus of de Nederlandse Opera

Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Marc Albrecht

Director: Dmitri Tcherniakov  

 

Plus:  Interview with cast and crew / Cast gallery.

 

Picture: 16:9

Running Time: 187+20 mins

Recorded: 2012

Sound: 2.0 LPCM Stereo/ DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1

Subtitles: EN/FR/DE/NE/JA/KO

Region code: All Regions

Categories:

Blu-ray > Opera

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