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Prokofiev: The Fiery Angel

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Playing time: 124'
Chapters: 26
Booklet pages: 16
© 1993 BBC/RM Arts, 2014 Arthaus Musik GmbH
Reviewer: Robert Anderson
Review of Prokofiev: The Fiery Angel published on 13 May 2014

Galina Gorchakova, Renata
Sergei Leiferkus, Ruprecht
Evgenia Perlasova-Verkovich, Hostess
Mikhail Kit, Porter
Larissa Dyadkova, Fortune-teller
Evgeni Boitsov, Jakob Glock
Vladimir Galuzin, Agrippa
Yuri Laptev, Mathias
Valery Lebed, Doctor
Konstantin Pluzhnikov, Mephistopheles
Sergei Alexashkin, Faust
Evgeni Fedotov, Host
Mikhail Chernozhukov, neighbour
Andrei Krabanov, neighbour
Gennady Bezzubinkov, neighbour
Olga Markova-Mikhailenko, Mother Superior
Vladimir Ognovenko, Inquisitor
Tatiana Filimonova, young nun
Tatiana Kravtsova, young nun
Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre
The St Petersburg Mariinsky Acrobatic Troupe
Valéry Gergiev, conductor
David Freeman, stage director
David Roger, stage designer
Vladimir Lukasevitch, lighting designer
Steve Whitson, lighting designer

Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953):

The Fiery Angel - opera in five acts, with libretto by the composer, after the novel by Valéry Bryusov

1 Introduction

Act I
2 Zdes, gospodin rycar
3 Da, on rassejalsja
4 U vas vse vremja su m kakoj-to
5 Ne dovol'no I'
6 Sista ... sista ... sista

Act II
7 ... iz trech magic eskich krugov
8 A, Jakov Glok
9 Slysis'li ty stuk?
10 Zaklinaju tebja
11 Tam net nikogo
12 Entrácte
13 Magister doctissime

Act III
14 Genrich, vernis', vernis', vernis'!
15 Ubej ego, Ruprecht!
16 Renata, perestan'ze plakat'
17 Entrácte
18 Milostivaja dama, on opasno ranen

Act IV
19 Renata, molju tebja ...
20 Baraniny! Vina i baraniny!
21 Ach, negodjaj!

Act V
22 Sestra Renata
23 Vozljublennye brat'ja i sestry
24 A ...!
25 Duch lukavyi
26 Sestry! Sestry! Sestry! A!

Recorded live in the Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Russia, in 1993

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