Tchaikovsky – Iolanta

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COMPOSERS: Tchaikovsky
LABELS: Warner
WORKS: Iolanta
PERFORMER: Vishnevskaya, Petkov, Grönroos, Gedda; Paris Orchestra/Rostropovich
CATALOGUE NO: 2564 68734-1

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Tchaikovsky’s richly lyrical final opera (1892) is presented stylishly in this 1984 Parisian concert performance under Rostropovich, though both Vishnevskaya’s blind heroine and Gedda’s handsome knight are on the mature side. George Hall