AQVR 398-2
Recorded live from stage of Mariinsky theatre
May 8, 1951
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Lyrical scenes in three acts (seven scenes). Libretto by K. Shilovsky†based on the novel by A. Pushkin

Onegin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivan Alekseev

Lensky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ivan Kozlovsky

Tatiana . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Olga Kashevarova

Olga . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Lyudmila Grudina

Filippievna, the nurse . . . . . . . Sofia Preobrazhenskaya

Prince Gremin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nikolai Konstantinov

Larina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anna Mankovskaya

Triquet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nikolai Grishanov

Company commander . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N.N.

Zaretsky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N.N.

Choir and Orchestra of the Leningrad State Academic†Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Kirov

Conductor - Boris Khaikin

Recording live from Kirov's (Mariinsky) Theatre, May 8, 1951

CD1 (67:29)

Act 1

Scene1

1. Introduction

2. Duet and Quartet

3. Chorus and Peasant's Dance

4. Scene and Olga's Aria

5. Scene

6. Scene and Quartet

7. Scene and Lensky's Arioso

8. Closing Scene

Scene 2

9. Introduction and Scene with the Nurse

10. Letter Scene

11. Scene and Duet

Scene 3

12. Chorus of Maidens

13. Scene and†Onegin's Aria


CD2 (70:00)

Act 2

Scene 1

1. Entracte and Waltz

2. Scene (Onegin, Lensky, choir)

3. Scene (Lensky, Olga, Onegin, Triquet)

4. Triquet's Couplets

5. Mazurka

6. Scene (Onegin, Lensky, Larina, choir)

7. Quintet and Finale

Scene 2

8. Introduction and Scene

9. Lensky's Aria

10. Duel Scene

Act 3

Scene 1

11. Polonaise

12. Onegin's Monologue

13. Écossaise

14. Scene (Onegin, Gremin)

15. Prince Gremin's Aria and Scene

16. Onegin's Arioso

Scene 2

17. Closing Scene