NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844-1908): Kashchey the Immortal.
Catalogue Number: 06O045
Label: Brilliant Classics
Description: This reissue is the only single-disc version of this late (1902) folk-tale opera which is neglected due to its more muted orchestral palette (compared to Sadko, say, or Mlada). Libretto available on-line. Alexander Arkhipov (tenor), Irina Zhurina (soprano), Nina Terentieva (mezzo), Vladislav Verestnikov (baritone), Yurlov Academic Choir, Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra; Andrey Chistiakov. Original 1998 Russian Season release.