Dargomyzhsky: The Stone Guest

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COMPOSERS: Dargomyzhsky
LABELS: Brilliant
WORKS: The Stone Guest
PERFORMER: Vassiliev, Pochapsky, Erastova; Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra/Chistiakov
CATALOGUE NO: Brilliant 94028


Another Bolshoi recording, formerly on the Saison Russe label. Once an adventurous model for Musorgsky, Dargomyzhsky’s setting of Pushkin’s romantic take on Don Juan now seems more worthy than exciting. Michael Scott Rohan