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Enchantress, The [Charodeyka]locked

  • Richard Taruskin

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Opera in four acts by Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky to a libretto by Ippolit Vasil’yevich Shpazhinsky after his own eponymous tragedy; St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre, 20 October/1 November 1887.

Tchaikovsky himself conducted the first performance, with Ivan Mel’nikov as Prince Kurlyatev, Mariya Slavina as the Princess, Fyodor Stravinsky as Mamïrov and Emiliya Pavlovskaya as Nastas’ya. A new libretto was prepared by Sergey Gorodetsky for Soviet consumption; in this form the opera was revived at the Kirov Theatre (formerly Mariinsky), Leningrad, on ...

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