May Night

Overview

The Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre mounted this March 9, 2008 production of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's sophomore opera, the 1880 May Night. The original work, despite its comedic overtones, tells the decidedly dark story of the rusalki, siren-like, sub-aquatic spectral maidens that haunt the denizens of a small town; meanwhile, in another narrative thread, the mayor's son, Levko, falls in love with a local girl named Hannah. This particular production stars Dmitry Ulyanov as ...
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Overview

The Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre mounted this March 9, 2008 production of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's sophomore opera, the 1880 May Night. The original work, despite its comedic overtones, tells the decidedly dark story of the rusalki, siren-like, sub-aquatic spectral maidens that haunt the denizens of a small town; meanwhile, in another narrative thread, the mayor's son, Levko, falls in love with a local girl named Hannah. This particular production stars Dmitry Ulyanov as the Mayor, Oleg Polpudin as Levko and Natalia Vladimirskaya as Hannah. The Orchestra, Soloists, Chorus and Dancers of The Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre accompany the production, with Felix Korobov conducting; Alexander Titel directs; and Vladimir Arefiev designed the sets and costumes.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/16/2010
  • UPC: 089948451099
  • Original Release: 2008
  • Source: Video Artists Int'l
  • Region Code: 0
  • Presentation: Subtitled
  • Time: 2:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 59,857

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dmitri Ulyanov Mayor
Oleg Polpudin Levko
Natalia Vladimirskaya Hannah
Irina Christyakova Mayor's Sister-In-Law
Vyacheslav Voynarovsky Distiller
Anatoly Loshak Kalenik
Valeria Zaytseva Pannochka
Felix Korobov Conductor
Technical Credits
Alexander Titel Director
Vladimir Arefiev Costumes/Costume Designer, Set Decoration/Design
Edward Cardona Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- May Night
1. Opening Credits [1:05]
2. Prelude [7:30]
3. A My Proso Sejalil! [5:09]
4. Solynyshko Nizko [3:41]
5. Postoj! [7:15]
6. V Prudu Kolyshetsja Voda [2:51]
7. Davno 'Eto Bylo [6:38]
8. Oj, Da Rano [7:50]
9. Ganna! Ganna! [6:49]
10. Gej, Khlopcy! [3:10]
11. Skoro I' Dumaete Vy [10:22]
12. Aj! Aj! Kakoj Tam D'Javol? [8:25]
13. Zdes'? - Da! [6:28]
14. Kak Tikho...Spi, Moja Krasavica [6:03]
15. Net! Tak, Pozhaluj [13:07]
16. Molodec Milyi [8:55]
17. Ne Bojtes'! [10:00]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- May Night
   Play Program
   Chapter Selection
      Act I
      Act II
      Act III
   Subtitles
      English
      Español
      Français
      Italiano
      Russian (Romanized)
      Subtitles: No
   Production Details
   Contact VAI
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