Rimsky-Korsakov, Kashchey The Immortal

Rimsky-Korsakov, Kashchey The Immortal

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Rimsky-Korsakov's twelfth opera, contains a mythic setting and magical storyline (drawn from the same Russian folk tale that inspired Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird). This 1987 Russian film version stars the great singing actor Konstantin Pluzhnikov in the title role (Pluzhnikov is also the Kaschey in the acclaimed CD recording conducted by Valery Gergiev). Directed by Oleg Yeryshev.