Mieczyslaw Weinberg (-)
Information about the composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg and his operas.
Mieczyslaw (Moisei) Weinberg (also sometimes written Vainberg) was born in Poland. In 1941 his family was killed by the Nazis and he fled to Russia where he became a close friend of Shostakovich. He wrote seven operas.
Web site: http://www.music-weinberg.net/
An opera in three acts based on a short story by Nikolai Gogol.
No recommended recordings.