GLINKA, M.I.: Ruslan and Lyudmila (Bolshoi Opera, 2011)

GLINKA, M.I.: Ruslan and Lyudmila (Bolshoi Opera, 2011)


 

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Ruslan and Lyudmila

Venue: Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow
Playing Time: 03:52:50
Catalogue Number: BAC120
UPC: 3760115301207

Synopsis

The reopening show of the historical stage of the Bolshoi Theatre by Jurowski and Tcherniakov.

Ruslan and Lyudmila, the fable of Mikhail Glinka (from a poem of Pushkin), and symbolic Russian opera in itself, was an apposite choice to open the 2011-2012 of the majestic Moscow opera, after its long renovation.

Tcherniakov transposes Glinka's opera into the 21st century exposing the protagonists exposing the protagonists to contemporary forms of temptations: a harem for Ruslan, and a Thai massage for Lyudmila.

Vladimir Jurowski conducts The Bolshoi Theater Orchestra and a magnificent and soloists Albina Shagimuratova, Mikhail Petrenko, Alexandrina Pendatchanska, Charles Workman and Elena Zaremba in this production acclaimed for its musical quality and its staging.

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