Russian and Eurasian Films at MHC

The following films are all in the MHC library, except for the operas, which are at the music library in Pratt. Unless otherwise noted, they are all on video and all have English subtitles.

Opera

Boris Godunov (1987)
ML50.M993 B62 1987 pt.1
ML50.M993 B62 1987 pt.2
Directed for television by Derek Bailey
Music and libretto by Modest Mussorgsky;version by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Bolshoi Theatre
Cast: Evgeny Nesterenko, Vladislav Piavko, Tamara Sinyavskaya, the Bolshoi Opera Chorus and Orchestra, conducted by Alexander Lazarev.
(176 min.)

Khovanshchina (1994)
(Laserdisk)
ML50.M993 K42 1994
A a musical drama in five acts
Music: Modest Mussorgsky
Orchestrated by Dmitri Shostakovich
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Cast: Olga Borodina, mezzo-soprano; Yuri Marusin, Constantin Pluzhnikov, tenors; Viacheslav Trofimov, baritone; Bulat Minjelkiev, Nikolai Okhotnikov, basses; Kirov Orchestra, Opera Chorus and Ballet.
(204 min.)

Prince Igor (1990)
(Laserdisc)
ML50.B73 P72 1990
Music and libretto by Alexandre P. Borodin
Conductor: Bernard Haitink
Text by Borodin based on The Song of Igor's campaign
Cast: Sergei Leiferkus, Prince Igor; Anna Tomowa-Sintow, Yaroslavna; Alexei Steblianko, Vladimir; Nicola Ghiuselev, Galitsky; Elena Zaremba, Konchakovna; Paata Burchuladze, Konchak; Royal Ballet; Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra.
(192 min.)

Queen of Spades (Pikovaia Dama) (1992)
(Laserdisc)
ML50.C435 P54 1992
Music: Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Cast: Gegam Grigorian, Sergei Leiferkus, Alexander Gergalov, Vladimir Solodovnikov, Sergei Alexashkin, Evgeni Boitsov, Gennadi Bezzubenkov, Nikolai Gassiev, Ludmila Filatova, Maria Gulegina, Olga Borodina, Evgenia Perlasova, Tatiana Filimonova, Elena Mirtova; Kirov Orchestra, Opera Chorus and Ballet, St. Petersburg
Filmed at the Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, April 1992. (ca. 180 min.)