Khovanshchina

 

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 (Prince Ivan Khovansky), Klaus Florian Vogt (Prince Andrei Khovansky), John Daszak (Prince Vasily Golitsyn), Valery Alexejev (Boyar Shaklovity), Anatoli Kotscherga (Dosifey), Doris Soffel (Marfa), Helena Jungwirth , Lana Kos, Anaïk Morel (Old Believers), Ulrich Reß (Scrivener), Camilla Nylund (Emma), Marc Pujol (Varsonofyev), Kevin Conners (Kouzka), Christian Rieger (First Strelets), Rüdiger Trebes, (Second Strelets), Kenneth Roberson (Streshniev), Thomas Weber (Tsar Peter), and Barbara Zander (Zarewna). 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 TV by Karina Fibich; produced by Bernhard Fleischer. Released  2012, disc has 5.1 dts-HD Master Audio sound. Grade: NA