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The Enchanted Wanderer (Ocharovannyj Strannik)

The Enchanted Wanderer (Ocharovannyj Strannik)

Opera for the concert stage

for mezzo-soprano, tenor, bass, mixed choir and orchestra

Story by Nikolaj Leskov

Libretto by Rodion Shchedrin


  • Instrumentation: 3 Soloists, Choir and Orchestra
  • Edition: performance material
  • Language: Russian
  • Order No.: LS 3719-01

Description
This "opera for the concert stage" is divided into 16 sections, comprising "action scenes" as well as orchestral and orchestra-and-chorus sections to form a prologue, three symphonic interludes, and an epilogue. As with Shchedrin's other operas, this one is derived from a work of classic Russian literature, in this case a novel by Nikolai Leskov.
Details
Auftragswerk : Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic
Content text:

Teil 1: I Prologue
II The Flogged Monk (The Portent)
III Tatar Captivity - IV Ivan's Plea (Aria [Bass] with Chorus)
V Russian Shepherds (Orchestral Interlude I)
VI Ivan's Tale (Recitative)
VII Duet (Tenor, Bass
The Magnetizer and Ivan)
VIII Drunken Night (Orchestral Interlude II)
IX Grusha the Gipsy



Teil 2: X Recitative-Dialogue (Ivan, The Prince and Chorus)
XI Duet and Recitativo (Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor
Grusha and The Prince)
XII The Prince's Engagement to a Wealthy Bride and Monologue of Ivan
XIII Ships on the Volga (Orchestral Interlude III)
XIV Final Duet and Scene (Grusha, Ivan)
XV Laments (Orchestral Postlude)
XVI Epilogue

Performance duration: 85' 0"
Publisher: Schott Music
Uraufführung : 19. Dezember 2002 New York, NY, Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall (USA) · Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo soprano; Evgeny Akimov, tenor; Ain Anger, bass · Dirigent: Lorin Maazel · New York Philharmonic · New York Choral Artists · Choreinstudierung: Joseph Flummerfelt (szenische Aufführung)
Year of composition: 2001 - 2002
instrumentation: 2 (auch Altfl. u. Picc.) · 2 Blfl. · 2 (2. auch Engl. Hr.) · 2 (2. auch Bassklar.) · 2 (2. auch Kfg.) - 2 · 2 · 2 · 2 - P. S. (I: 10 Cup Bells · kl. Tr. · hg. Crot. · Choclo · Guiro; II: Röhrengl. · Sonagli [Troika] · Whistle · Tamb. · Choclo · 4 Bong. · Guiro; III: Sonagli · Cup Bell · hg. Beck. · Hi-Hat · 3 Gongs · Tamb. · kl. Tr. · Clav. · Wind Chimes · Boat hooter · Marimba; IV: Tamt · Glass Chimes · gr. Tr. · Mar. · Boat hooter; V: 3 Gongs · gr. Tr. · Boat hooter · Sega · Whistle · Donnerblech) (5 Spieler) - Balalaika · Gusli · Hfe. · Klav. (auch Cel. u. Cemb.) - Str.
Delivery rights: distribution rights for all countries except Russia
Performances
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Münchner Philharmoniker
2017-12-20 | München (Germany), Philharmonie — 20:00
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Münchner Philharmoniker
2017-12-19 | München (Germany), Philharmonie — 20:00
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2016-10-02 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall | Revival
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2016-06-13 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall | Revival
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2016-05-05 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall | Revival
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2014-11-21 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall | Revival
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2014-07-17 | Riga (Latvia), Latvian National Opera — \"European Capital of Culture – Riga 2014\" - Guest performance of the Mariinsky Theatre | national Premiere
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2014-01-14 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 20.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2012-02-05 | Frankfurt/Main (Germany), Alte Oper — 15.00 h | national Premiere
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2011-11-12 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 19.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2011-10-14 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 19.00 h | Revival
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2010-09-05 | Rotterdam (Netherlands), De Doelen, Grote Zaal | national Premiere
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2009-03-12 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 19.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2009-02-11 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 19.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2008-11-12 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 12.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2008-09-25 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 20.00 h | First Night
Conductor: John Storgårds
Orchestra: Helsingin Kaupunginorkesteri (Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra)
2008-09-11 | Helsinki (Finland), Finlandia Hall — 19.00 h | national Premiere
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2008-08-26 | Edinburgh (United Kingdom), Edinburgh Festival Theatre — 19.15 h | national Premiere
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2008-07-13 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Theatre, Concert Hall — 19.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2007-09-30 | Moscow (Russia)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2007-07-10 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Theatre, Concert Hall | national Premiere
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Orchestra: New York Philharmonic
2002-12-21 | New York, NY (United States of America), Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Orchestra: New York Philharmonic
2002-12-20 | New York, NY (United States of America), Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Orchestra: New York Philharmonic
2002-12-19 | New York, NY (United States of America), Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall | World Premiere
This "opera for the concert stage" is divided into 16 sections, comprising "action scenes" as well as orchestral and orchestra-and-chorus sections to form a prologue, three symphonic interludes, and an epilogue. As with Shchedrin's other operas, this one is derived from a work of classic Russian literature, in this case a novel by Nikolai Leskov.
Auftragswerk : Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic
Content text:

Teil 1: I Prologue
II The Flogged Monk (The Portent)
III Tatar Captivity - IV Ivan's Plea (Aria [Bass] with Chorus)
V Russian Shepherds (Orchestral Interlude I)
VI Ivan's Tale (Recitative)
VII Duet (Tenor, Bass
The Magnetizer and Ivan)
VIII Drunken Night (Orchestral Interlude II)
IX Grusha the Gipsy



Teil 2: X Recitative-Dialogue (Ivan, The Prince and Chorus)
XI Duet and Recitativo (Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor
Grusha and The Prince)
XII The Prince's Engagement to a Wealthy Bride and Monologue of Ivan
XIII Ships on the Volga (Orchestral Interlude III)
XIV Final Duet and Scene (Grusha, Ivan)
XV Laments (Orchestral Postlude)
XVI Epilogue

Performance duration: 85' 0"
Publisher: Schott Music
Uraufführung : 19. Dezember 2002 New York, NY, Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall (USA) · Lilli Paasikivi, mezzo soprano; Evgeny Akimov, tenor; Ain Anger, bass · Dirigent: Lorin Maazel · New York Philharmonic · New York Choral Artists · Choreinstudierung: Joseph Flummerfelt (szenische Aufführung)
Year of composition: 2001 - 2002
instrumentation: 2 (auch Altfl. u. Picc.) · 2 Blfl. · 2 (2. auch Engl. Hr.) · 2 (2. auch Bassklar.) · 2 (2. auch Kfg.) - 2 · 2 · 2 · 2 - P. S. (I: 10 Cup Bells · kl. Tr. · hg. Crot. · Choclo · Guiro; II: Röhrengl. · Sonagli [Troika] · Whistle · Tamb. · Choclo · 4 Bong. · Guiro; III: Sonagli · Cup Bell · hg. Beck. · Hi-Hat · 3 Gongs · Tamb. · kl. Tr. · Clav. · Wind Chimes · Boat hooter · Marimba; IV: Tamt · Glass Chimes · gr. Tr. · Mar. · Boat hooter; V: 3 Gongs · gr. Tr. · Boat hooter · Sega · Whistle · Donnerblech) (5 Spieler) - Balalaika · Gusli · Hfe. · Klav. (auch Cel. u. Cemb.) - Str.
Delivery rights: distribution rights for all countries except Russia
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Münchner Philharmoniker
2017-12-20 | München (Germany), Philharmonie — 20:00
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Münchner Philharmoniker
2017-12-19 | München (Germany), Philharmonie — 20:00
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2016-10-02 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall | Revival
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2016-06-13 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall | Revival
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2016-05-05 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall | Revival
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2014-11-21 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall | Revival
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2014-07-17 | Riga (Latvia), Latvian National Opera — \"European Capital of Culture – Riga 2014\" - Guest performance of the Mariinsky Theatre | national Premiere
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2014-01-14 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 20.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2012-02-05 | Frankfurt/Main (Germany), Alte Oper — 15.00 h | national Premiere
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2011-11-12 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 19.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2011-10-14 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 19.00 h | Revival
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2010-09-05 | Rotterdam (Netherlands), De Doelen, Grote Zaal | national Premiere
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2009-03-12 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 19.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2009-02-11 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 19.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2008-11-12 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 12.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev, 2014-2016; Mikhail Tatarnikov, performance on 12 March 2009 and 12 November 2011; Pavel Smelkov, performance on 14 October 2011
2008-09-25 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Concert Hall — 20.00 h | First Night
Conductor: John Storgårds
Orchestra: Helsingin Kaupunginorkesteri (Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra)
2008-09-11 | Helsinki (Finland), Finlandia Hall — 19.00 h | national Premiere
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2008-08-26 | Edinburgh (United Kingdom), Edinburgh Festival Theatre — 19.15 h | national Premiere
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2008-07-13 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Theatre, Concert Hall — 19.00 h
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2007-09-30 | Moscow (Russia)
Conductor: Valery Gergiev
Orchestra: Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra
2007-07-10 | St. Petersburg (Russia), Mariinsky Theatre, Concert Hall | national Premiere
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Orchestra: New York Philharmonic
2002-12-21 | New York, NY (United States of America), Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Orchestra: New York Philharmonic
2002-12-20 | New York, NY (United States of America), Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Orchestra: New York Philharmonic
2002-12-19 | New York, NY (United States of America), Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall | World Premiere
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