Wednesday, May 05, 2010

In the Still of Night


In the Still of Night, in case you have been on the moon, is an album of Russian songs by Rimsky-Korsakov and Tchaikovsky with Anna Netrebko and Daniel Barenboim. It is from a live performance at last year's Salzburg Festival.

Anna's Russian work cannot be excelled. It is a voice from heaven. If you listen carefully you can hear Pushkin and Dostoevsky whispering in your ear. Perhaps you will long to read The Brothers Karamazov.

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