Sadko - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
A definitive production of Rimsky-Korsakov's most popular opera, filmed at the Mariinsky Theatre, St. Petersburg. The sets, based on designs by the Russian impressionist Konstantin Korovin, are outstanding.
Kirov Opera, Orchestra and Ballet, conducted by Valery Gergiev, 1994.
Cast: Vladimir Galusin (Sadko), Valentina Tsidipova (Volkhova), Sergei Aleksashkin (Sea King), Marianna Tarassova (Lyubava Buslayevna).
Philips 070 4399