Libretto by the composer and Mira Mendelson, after the novel by Tolstoy (R,E)
(or B),6Bar,2Bar(or B),3BBar,3hB,10B,lowB,2speakers,6silent roles;
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World premiere incomplete
Moscow USSR State Symphony Orchestra / Samuil Samosud
World premiere complete
Moscow Stanislavsky Opera Theatre / Alexander Sharverdov
World stage premiere
Leningrad Maly Opera Theatre / Samuil Samosud
World premiere of version
Leningrad Leningrad State Academy Maly Opera Theatre / Eduard Grikurov
Alexander Gergalov, Elena Prokina, Gegam Gregoriam, Olga Borodina, Yuri Masurin, Nikolai Okhotnikov, Vassily Gerelo, Irina Bogachova, Alexander Morozov, Kirov Opera, Valery Gergiev Philips 434 097-2 (3 CDs) Click here to purchase this CD set from Amazon
Ekaterina Morozova, Justin Lavender, Oleg Balashov, Roderick Williams, Pamela Helen Stephen, Igor Matioukhin, Elena Ionova, Alan Ewing, Stephen Dupont, Thomas Guthrie, Vladimir Ognev, Victoria Livengood, Neil Jenkins, Alan Opie, Russian State Symphonic Cappella, Spoleto Festival Orchestra, Richard Hickox Chandos 9855 (4 CDs)