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The Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra: An Evening of Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky, & Borodin in Concert

The Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra: An Evening of Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky, & Borodin in Concert

Wednesday, March 3, 2010 7:30 PM

Led by Valery Gergiev, the Mariinsky Opera and Orchestra presents an evening of scenes in concert from operas by Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky, and Borodin.

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An Evening of Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky, & Borodin in Concert

Conducted by Valery Gergiev, the Opera sings works from the three most well-known Russian composers who composed in the mid 1800s and were part of a group known as the "Mighty Five." The program includes excerpts from Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya and The Maid of Pskov (or Ivan the Terrible), as well as Act 3 from Mussorgsky's Khovanshchina and the Polovtsian act from Borodin's Prince Igor.

Performance Timing: Approximately 2 hours, 15 minutes, with one intermission.

PRINCIPAL CASTING
The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya
Yuri Vsevolodovitch: Gennady Bezzubenkov
Poyarok: Edem Umerov
Vsevolod: Evgeny Akimov
Adolescent: Zlata Bulycheva
 
Prince Igor
Prince Igor: Mikhail Kit (casting update on 3/3)
Khan Konchak: Mikhail Petrenko
Vladimir: Sergey Semishkur
Konchakovna: Ekaterina Semenchuk
Polovtsian Girl: Irina Mataeva
Ovlour: Nikolai Gassiev

Program Update on 3/3: In lieu of Act 3 of Khovanshchina, Act 2, scene 2 will be performed.

Khovanshchina

Ivan Khovansky: Alexei Tanovitsky
Shaklovity: Edem Umerov (casting update on 3/3)
Scrivener: Vasily Gorshkov
Kuzka: Nikolay Gassiev

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