Modest Mussorgsky Khovanshchina opera to a libretto by the composer (Dmitri Shostakovich revision with the finale by Igor Stravinsky). Directed 2007 by Dmitri Tcherniakov at the Nationaltheather, Munich. Stars Paata Burchuladze, Klaus Florian Vogt, John Daszak, Valery Alexejev, Anatoli Kotscherga, Doris Soffel, Helena Jungwirth, Lana Kos, Anaïk Morel, Ulrich Reß, Camilla Nylund, Marc Pujol, Kevin Conners, Christian Rieger, Rüdiger Trebes, Kenneth Roberson, Thomas Weber, and Barbara Zander. Kent Nagano conducts the Bayerisches Staatsorchester, the Chor und Extrachor der Bayerischen Staatsoper, and the Statisterie und Kinderstatisterie der Bayerischen Staatsoper (Chorus Master Andrés Máspero). Staged and designed by Dmitri Tcherniakov; lighting by Gleb Filshtinsky; directed for video by Karina Fibich; produced by
Bernhard Fleischer. Released 2012, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: Help!
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