Odyssey Opera Presents Dvořák's "Dimitrij"

May 21, 2017

Gil Rose and Odyssey Opera present a rarely heard gem by Antonin Dvořák: his opera "Dimitrij."

CAST 

Dimitrij: Ales Briscein
Marina: Dana Buresova
Xenie: Olga Jelinkova
Marfa: Irina Mishura
Shusky: Mark S. Doss
Basmanov: Christopher Job
Iov: Pawel Izdebski
Neborsky: James Demler
Buchinsky: Seth Grondin

Odyssey Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Gil Rose, conductor

Since its founding in 2013, Odyssey Opera has become a pillar of the Boston arts community. Their corner of the market? Top-tier productions of rarely heard, often forgotten operatic gems. And whether those productions be by Wagner, Vaughn Williams, Mozart, or Korngold, two things are always true: the singing is superb, and audiences leave Jordan Hall wondering "why don't we hear that piece more often?"
 

Interview with Odyssey Opera's Artistic and General Director, Gil Rose

Relive Odyssey Opera's highly-acclaimed September performance of Dvořák's Dimitrij, on-demand.

Learn more about the history of Dimitrij, and read a synopsis, via the "Antonin Dvorak" website.

Follow along with the libretto.

This concert is no longer available on demand.

More about Dimitrij from the Odyssey Opera blog.

More about Odyssey Opera's upcoming "Wilde Opera Nights" series, in collaboration with the Boston Modern Opera Project, at their website

ALSO ON THE PROGRAM

PIETRO MASCAGNI: "Maledetto l'amor!" (Silvia) & "Cuore, come in fiore..." (Zanetto) from Zanetto
     Eleni Calenos (soprano): Silvia / Eve Gigliotti (mezzo-soprano): Zanetto
     Odyssey Opera Orchestra and Chorus
     Gil Rose, conductor
Album: Odyssey Opera / Mascagni: Zanetto

ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK: Ten Biblical Songs, Op. 99
     Brian Rayner Cook, baritone
     Scottish National Orchestra
     Neeme Järvi, conductor
Album: Dvořák: Orchestra Works / Biblical Songs - Cook / SNO / Järvi

FRANZ SCHUBERT: Five Songs (arr. for baritone and string quartet by Raphaël Merlin
     I. Die Götter Griechenlands, D.677
     II. Der Tod und das Mädchen, D.531
     III. Der Jüngling und der Tod, D.545
     IV. Atys, D.585
     V. Der liebliche Stern, D.861

Matthias Goerne, baritone / Quatour Ebène
Album: Franz Schubert - Quatour Ebène

FRANZ SCHUBERT: Six Songs (arr. for baritone and guitar)       
     I. Auf dem Wasser zu singen, D.774
     II. Du bist die Ruh, D.776
     III. An Silvia, D.891
     IV. Der Leiermann, D.911
     V. Der Lindenbaum, D.911
     VI. Der Tod und das Mädchen, D.531

Philippe Sly, baritone / John Charles Britton, guitar
Album: Schubert Sessions: Songs with Guitar - Philippe Sly & John Charles Britton