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  1. Khovanshchina Dawn On The Moscow River
  2. Khovanshchina Mussorgsky
  3. Khovanshchina Prelude

Khovanshchina is a lament for an entire people unique in the annals of opera; and for all its flaws and loose ends, it's uniquely moving. The Met wisely left the singing and conducting chiefly in the hands of Russians (and former Russians), although the Met chorus was in very fine form. Apr 01, 2021 The legendary Telarc engineer Michael Bishop died on March 29 of an unstated cause. His first recording was with Lorin Maazel and the Cleveland Orchestra in 1978, at the dawn of the. We are currently facing one of the greatest threats to the future of the arts in a generation. If you want to help and love opera - now is the time that we need your support more than ever.

Directed byVera Stroyeva
Written byAnna Abramova
Dmitri Shostakovich
StarringMark Reizen
Aleksej Krivchenya
Anton Grigoryev
Music byModest Mussorgsky
(Adapted by Dmitri Shostakovich)
CinematographyV.V. Dombrovsky
Distributed byArtkino Pictures (United States)
  • 1960
124 minutes
CountrySoviet Union

Khovanshchina (Russian: Хованщина) is a 1959 Soviet film, released the following year, directed by Vera Stroyeva and based on the eponymous opera by 19th-century Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky. For his adaptation of Mussorgsky's score, Dmitri Shostakovich was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Scoring of a Musical Picture. The music was conducted by Yevgeny Svetlanov.



  • Aleksej Krivchenya as Prince Ivan Khovansky, head of the Streltsy
  • Anton Grigoriev as Prince Andrey Khovansky, son of Ivan Khovansky
  • Yevgeny Kibkalo as Boyar Fyodor Shaklovity
  • Kira Leonova as Marfa, an Old Believer
  • Vladimir Petrov as Prince Vasily Golitsin
  • Mark Reizen as Dosifey, leader of the Old Believers
  • Aleksei Maslennikov as Kuzka, a young strelets
  • Maya Plisetskaya as Persian slave[1]


  1. ^Maya Plisetskaya (2001). I, Maya Plisetskaya. Yale University Press. p. 188. ISBN978-0-300-08857-1. Vera Stroyeva.

External links[edit]

Khovanshchina Dawn On The Moscow River

  • Khovanshchina at IMDb

Khovanshchina Mussorgsky

Khovanshchina Prelude

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