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Dmitri Shostakovich: The Nose  - Alexander Gerasimov (vocals); Alexander Gorev (vocals); Alexander Timchenko (vocals); Alexe´ Tannovistski (bass);...
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  1. The Nose, opera, Op. 15
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As the indefatigable Valery Gergiev works his way through the standard and not-so-standard repertoire of Russian opera, it's a delight that he has turned his attention to Shostakovich's astonishing The Nose, written when the composer was just 22. The opera is astonishing not only because of the young composer's absolute mastery of one of the most difficult art forms (which makes it all the more tragic that he completed only two operas), but because of the daring originality of his music, which is ideally suited to the ...

Dmitri Shostakovich: The Nose 2009, Mariinsky

UPC: 822231850120