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'sPrince 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