Betrothal in a Monastery CD 2006
A rare recording of Prokofiev’s last complete opera, with Vladimir Jurowski conducting a predominantly Russian cast.
Recorded live at Glyndebourne in August 2006.
Booklet contains full libretto in Cyrillic, English, French and German, with synopses in English, French and German.
BBC Music magazine, 5*, CD of the Week, Evening Standard, 4*, Fono Forum, 4*.
"As a record of an operatic ensemble taken to rare limits of perfection, and handsomely presented, it's a unique experience." BBC Music magazine
Composer: Sergei Prokofiev
Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski
Cast: Viacheslav Voynarovskiy, Andrey Breus, Lyubov Petrova, Alexandra Durseneva, Vsevolod Grivnov, Nino Surguladze, Sergei Alexashkin, The Glyndebourne Chorus
The London Philharmonic Orchestra