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Boris Godunov
Romantic opera from 1869

Boris Godunov (Russian: Борис Годунов, Borís Godunóv) is an opera by Modest Mussorgsky (1839–1881). The work was composed between 1868 and 1873 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is Mussorgsky's only completed opera and is considered his masterpiece. Its subjects are ...

Hans Pfitzner
Hans Erich Pfitzner (5 May 1869 – 22 May 1949) was a German composer and self-described anti-modernist. His best known work is the post-Romantic opera Palestrina, loosely based on the life of the sixteenth-century composer Giov...
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Boris Papandopulo
Boris Papandopulo (Honnef am Rhein, today's Bad Honnef, February 25, 1906 – Zagreb, October 16, 1991) was a Croatian composer and conductor of Russian Jewish descent. He was the son of Greek nobleman Konstantin Papandopulo and ...
Composer
... A recording of Nikolai Gres, Russian Radio and Mikhail Zhukov's performance of music by Prokofiev is reviewed. ...
Cesare Pugni
Cesare Pugni (Russian: Цезарь Пуни) (Italian pronunciation: [ˈtʃeːzare ˈpuɲɲi]; 31 May 1802–26 January [O.S. 14 January] 1870) born in Genoa, was an Italian composer of ballet music, a pianist and a violinist. In his early care...
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Leben auf der Baustelle
Opernwelt (2011) Vol. 52, No. 12, pp. 77
... A discussion on the Russian opera scene is presented. ...
... Gasparov's analysis of the derivative role of Russian music vis-a-vis Russian cultural history and literature is reviewed (Yale University Press, 2005). ...
... Rodion Shchedrin, a Russian composer living in Munich. A recording of the opera appears as volume ... five in a new series "The Russian Opera." (BMG/Melodiya) Discusses other installments in "The Russian Opera" series, all recorded by the Bolshoi Theatre. ... Discusses Nikolai Gogol's comic novel "Dead Souls" and its conversion into a successful opera by ...
... A discussion on the current Russian opera scene is presented. ...
... A study of Russian Symbolist opera is reviewed (California University Press, 2002). ...
Opera In Britain: "Yevgeny Onegin"
Opera (2015) Vol. 66, No. 9, pp. 1185-1186
... Grange Park Opera's production of Tchaikovsky's opera is reviewed. ...
... A compilation of 30 vocal tracks of Russian opera and songs made between 1928 and 1948 is reviewed (Marston). ...
... A conference on Russian opera, held in Leeds, England, November 16-17, 2010, is discussed. ...
... A recording of César Cui's 1901 opera "A Feast in Time of Plague," performed by the Russian State ...
... A recording of operas by Russian composer César Cui, performed by soloists with the Russian State Symphony under Valery Polyansky, is reviewed (Chandos). ...
... English National Opera's production of Tchaikovsky's opera is reviewed. ...
... Ermakov presents an overview of the history of Russian operas written for children. In addition to ... a discussion of works by both famous and obscure composers, Ermakov compares Russian children's ... opera to general dramatic works and literature aimed at a child audience. ...
Obituary: Yevgeny Kolobov
Opera (2003) Vol. 54, No. 10, pp. 1196
... Russian conductor Yevgeny Kolobov, a founder of the Novaya Opera in Moscow, Russia, died in Moscow on June 15, 2003, at age 57. ...
... Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's opera "Eugene Onegin," performed on February 6, 2004 at the Szeged ... National Theatre, is reviewed. The opera, written by Tchaikovsky based on Aleksandr Pushkin's novel, was ...