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Boyarina Morozova

Published on 26.06.2014 at 18:45

XXII MUSIC FESTIVAL STARS OF THE WHITE NIGHTS
Mariinsky II
22 June 2014
Boyarina Morozova
Russian choral opera in two parts for four soloists, mixed chorus, trumpet, kettledrums and percussion
(concert performance)
Music by Rodion Shchedrin
Libretto by the composer after texts from The Life of the Archpriest Avvakum and The Life of Boyarina Morozova
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Mariinsky Theatre soloists, Chorus and Orchestra
Principal Chorus Master: Andrei Petrenko
Musical Preparation: Leonid Zolotarev
Boyarina Morozova: Varvara Solovyova
Princess Urusova: Yekaterina Goncharova
Protopope Avvakum: Alexander Timchenko
Czar Alexei Mikhailovich: Sergei Aleksashkin