“Prince Igor” (Borodin) premiered X 4 1890

Composer: Alexander BorodinLibrettist: Alexander BorodinPremier: Mariinsky Theatre, Saint Petersburg, 4 November 1890The city-state of Putivl. Together with his son, Vladimir, Prince Igor gathers his army for a military campaign against the Polovtsians. A sudden solar eclipse frightens everybody. The people and Igor’s inner circle of boyars (nobles) take this as a bad omen and plead… Continue reading “Prince Igor” (Borodin) premiered X 4 1890