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Aria: Zhit'ye u nas i umirat' ne nado

Composer: Tchaikovsky Pyotr Ilyich

Opera: The Oprichnik

Role: Basmanov (Contralto)

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Ja nye sposobna k grusti tomnoy (Olga's Aria). Olga. Eugene Onegin. TchaikovskyPodrugi milyye (Pauline's Aria). Pauline. The Queen of Spades. TchaikovskyO rendetemi il mio bene. Amadigi. Amadigi di Gaula. HandelVoce di donna o d'angelo. La Cieca. La Gioconda. PonchielliSoffri in pace il tuo dolore. Irene. Atalanta. HandelNotte amica dei riposi. Amadigi. Amadigi di Gaula. HandelTu sola… Deh! Tu, deh! Tu, bell'anima. Romeo. I Capuleti e i Montecchi. BelliniMerknet svet dnevnoj. Konchakovna. Prince Igor. BorodinDiresti poi così? O pur mossa a pietà. Matilda. Ottone. HandelOrgogliosetto và l'augelletto. Matilde. Lotario. Handel
Wikipedia
The Oprichnik or The Guardsman (Russian: Опричник listen (help·info)) is an opera in 4 acts, 5 scenes, by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky to his own libretto after the tragedy The Oprichniks (Russian: Опричники) by Ivan Lazhechnikov (1792–1869). The subject of the opera is the oprichniks. It is set in Ivan the Terrible's court during the oprichnina times (1565–1573).
Tchaikovsky worked on the opera from February 1870 - March 1872. It includes music from his early opera The Voyevoda (1869). The work is dedicated to the Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich Romanov. It was given its premiere performance at the Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg on 24 April 1874, followed by the Moscow premiere on 16 May 1874 at the Bolshoi Theatre.
Source: Tchaikovsky Research
Entr'acte
Entr'acte
Note: The entr'acte to Act II may have been written and scored by Vladimir Shilovsky.[1]
Arrangements by the composer