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Prince Igor

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Piers Burton-Page and Edward Downes introduce a live relay from the Royal Opera House of Covent
Garden's centenary production of Borodin's epic opera. (baritone) (bass)(tenor)
Gudok players: (bass) (tenor) (soprano) (mezzo) (SOp) (mezzo) (tenor) (bass)
ROYAL OPERA CHORUS chorusmaster
ROBIN STAPLETON
ORCHESTRA OF THE
ROYAL OPERA HOUSE led by JOHN BROWN conducted by BERNARD HAITINK
Prologue and Act 1
8.00 Andrei Serban talks about his approach to directing Prince Igor and other works.
8.25 Acts 2 and 3 9.55 Nicholas Kenyon investigates the progress of the Garden Venture, the Royal
Opera's continuing new opera project, with independent views from Mark Anthony Turnage and Andrew Clements. Administrator
Kenneth Richardson gives an update on future plans. (R) revised
10.20 Act 4

Contributors

Unknown: Piers Burton-Page
Unknown: Edward Downes
Unknown: Robin Stapleton
Unknown: John Brown
Conducted By: Bernard Haitink
Talks: Andrei Serban
Unknown: Nicholas Kenyon
Unknown: Mark Anthony Turnage
Unknown: Andrew Clements.
Unknown: Kenneth Richardson
Prince Igor of Seversk: Sergei Leiferkus
Prince Galitsky, Yaroslavna's brother: Nicola Ghiuselev
Vladimir, Igor's son by his first marriage: Alexei Steblianko
Skula: Eric Garret
Yeroshka: Francis Egerton
Yaroslavna, Igor's second wife: Anna Tomowa-Sintow
Her nurse: Kathleen Smales
Polovtsian girl: Gillian Webster
Konchakovna, Khan Konchak's daughter: Elena Zaremba
Ovlur, a Polovtsian soldier: Robin Leggate
Konchak, a Polovtsian: Paata Burchuladze

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