Bard Music Festival Presents
Program Twelve: The Tsar’s Bride
3:30 pm Preconcert Talk: Marina Frolova-Walker
4:30 pm Performance: Bard Festival Chorale, James Bagwell, choral director; The Orchestra Now, conducted by Leon Botstein, music director; directed and designed by Doug Fitch; lighting design by Anshuman Bhatia; projection design by Brian McSherry; costume design by Moe Schell; act 4 drop design by Grace Laubacher
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844–1908)
The Tsar’s Bride (1898) (Mey)
Marfa | Lyubov Petrova, soprano
Grigori Gryaznoy | Efim Zavalny, baritone
Vasili Sobakin | Andrey Valentiy, bass-baritone
Malyuta Skuratov | Yakov Strizhak, bass-baritone
Ivan Lykov | Gerard Schneider, tenor
Lyubasha | Nadezhda Babintseva, mezzo-soprano
Yelisei Bomelius | Joel Sorensen, tenor
Domna Saburova | Teresa Buchholz, mezzo-soprano
Dunyasha | Katherine Pracht, mezzo-soprano
Petrovna | Heather Petrie ’05, contralto
Stoker | Blake Burroughs, bass
Young Lad | Jennifer Gliere, soprano
Act 1 The Feast
Act 2 The Love Potion
Act 3 The Best Man
Act 4 The Bride
Estimated run time: 2hr 30 min of music plus one intermission.
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