Monday, 22 February 2016
Dmitri Shostakovich: Katerina Izmailova with Galina Vishnevskaya
Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Katerina Izmailova (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
A film by Mikhail Shapiro, 1966 English subtitles
Screen play and libretto by Dimitri Shostakovich, after the novel "Lady Macbeth of Mtsenk," by Nikolai Leskov.
Directed by Mikhail Shapiro.
A Lenfilm Production.
Katerina . . . . . .Galina Vishnevskaya
Sergei . . . . . . . A. Inotemtsev (sung by V. Tretyak)
Zinovy . . . . . . . N. Boyarsky (sung by V. Radziyevsky)
Boris . . . .. . . . A. Sokolov (sung by A. Vedernikov)
The Imbecile . . . R. Tkachuk (sung by S. Strezhnev)
Sonetka . . . . . . T. Gavrilova (sung by V. Reka)
Chorus and Orchestra of the Shevchenko Opera and Ballet Theater, Kiev. Conducted by Konstantin Simeonov.