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France : Europe/Paris

The Tale of Tsar Tsaltan by Rimsky-Korsakov at La Monnaie, Brussels


  • La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra
  • Alain Altinoglu (Conductor)
  • Dmitri Tcherniakov (Stage Direction)
  • Ante Jerkunica (Bass) : Tsar Saltan
  • Svetlana Aksenova (Soprano) : Tsaritsa Militrisa
  • Stine Marie Fischer (Mezzo-soprano) : Tkatchikha
  • Bernarda Bobro (Soprano) : Povarikha
  • Carole Wilson (Mezzo-soprano) : Babarikha
  • Bogdan Volkov (Tenor) : Tsarevitch Gvidon
  • Olga Kulchynska (Soprano) : Tsarevna Swan-Bird / Lyebyed
  • Vasily Gorshkov (Tenor) : Old man
  • Alexander Vassiliev (Bass) : Skomorokh / Shipman
  • Nicky Spence (Tenor) : Messenger / Shipman
  • Alexander Kravets (Tenor) : Shipman


The Tale of Tsar Tsaltan
Opera in a prologue and four acts by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsavov (1844 - 1908)
Libretto by Nikolay Andreyvich Belsky after Alexander Pushkin
Fist performance in Moscow, Solodovnikov Theatre, 3 November 1900

Recording: June 27 2019 - La Monnaie / De Munt Brussels
Director: Andy Sommer
Duration: 02:37

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