DVD

Prokofiev: The Gambler
Berlin State Opera/Daniel Barenboim
'A stunning production of Prokofiev's most difficult opera' 

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June 2010

'A stunning production of Prokofiev's most difficult opera' David Nice

Prokofiev: The Gambler 

Vladimir Ognovenko, Kristine Opolais, Misha Didyk, Stefania Toczyska, Stephan Rügamer, Viktor Rud, Silvia De La Muela, Gian-Luca Pasolini, Alessandro Paliaga, Plamen Kumpikov, Gleb Nikolsky; Berlin State Opera Chorus & Orchestra/Daniel Barenboim; dir. Dmitri Tcherniakov (Berlin, 2008)

C Major 701708 (NTSC system; dts 5.1; 16:9 picture format) 135 mins

For a full review of this disc, take a look at the June issue of BBC Music Magazine