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"Servilia" - opera by Rimsky-Korsakov


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« Reply #30 on: December 06, 2017, 05:41:32 pm »

Sorry, should have been more clear. On YouTube there are a couple of short video clips - one from a modern production by Junge Oper Hannover, posted last year.

And there's one that actually turns out to be a crowdfunding promo from 2015. It was to fund Opera for Bulgaria (?) to produce Puss in Boots and Little Red Riding Hood by Cui. I don't know if anything came of it.
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« Reply #31 on: December 07, 2017, 10:40:02 am »

Sorry, should have been more clear. On YouTube there are a couple of short video clips - one from a modern production by Junge Oper Hannover, posted last year.

And there's one that actually turns out to be a crowdfunding promo from 2015. It was to fund Opera for Bulgaria (?) to produce Puss in Boots and Little Red Riding Hood by Cui. I don't know if anything came of it.

Thanks - do you have the links for these?
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« Reply #32 on: December 08, 2017, 06:48:24 pm »

Thank you all. I'm very interested in Russian opera. I've ordered the Cui " Puss in Boots". Should I getn The Serov "Judith"?
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« Reply #33 on: December 09, 2017, 12:44:29 pm »

Thanks - do you have the links for these?



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« Reply #34 on: December 09, 2017, 12:51:10 pm »

Thank you all. I'm very interested in Russian opera. I've ordered the Cui " Puss in Boots". Should I getn The Serov "Judith"?

I haven't listened to it for several years. It's no rediscovered masterpiece but I did enjoy it, I recall. Now it's been reissued by Brilliant at a low price, it's definitely worth taking a punt if you're curious.
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« Reply #35 on: December 10, 2017, 11:39:13 am »

Okay, Many thanks. I'll order it.
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« Reply #36 on: December 11, 2017, 12:23:46 pm »

Thank you all. I'm very interested in Russian opera. I've ordered the Cui " Puss in Boots". Should I getn The Serov "Judith"?


Yes it's enjoyable.  Holofernes's War Song is a highlight - it's sung powerfully here by Boris Gmyria -
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« Reply #37 on: April 04, 2018, 04:26:44 pm »

Back to Servilia, this was posted recently on another site:

Servilia was recorded by the Pokrovsky Chamber Opera on the Mosfilm Cinema studio in 2016. The theatre did not have any definite obligations with any sound recording company, the talks have been carrying out but without any result. So up to now there is no contract with any sound recording firm and it means that no firm is planning to release the recording.

All rights to the recording belong to Gennady Rozhdestvensky (not to the Chamber Opera) and now he stopped any talks concerning this case. It occurred after the decision by the Ministry of Culture in Russia to join Chamber Opera to the Bolshoi Theatre. Maybe you have heard about this scandalous situation. The Chamber Opera works and exists till the June of this year and after that it becomes a part of the Bolshoi. It's the end of this institution with unique repertory and it's very sad.

Perhaps it sounds ridiculous, but it seems to me that Rozhdestvensky has taken offense at the Ministry and at the Bolshoi Theatre. Still his position concerning accession of one theater to another isn't known. He just is silent and doesn't make any contact. That is the difficult situation in general and about Servilia's recording just nobody already remembers.




If bad news always represents an opportunity for someone else , and in the knowledge that several members here have good and strong relationships with recording companies.... This sorry episode might be unknown outside Moscow.  Might a record label over here be interested enough to make an approach to Mr Rozhdestvensky and see if he could be prevailed upon to sell his rights to the recording?  Would members here with the contacts be ready to raise this with the labels with which they have contacts?

From their point of view, Rimsky-Korsakov should be seen as a composer who "sells".
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« Reply #38 on: June 17, 2018, 09:40:41 pm »

Complete recording of Servilia:

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