Olga Guryakova sings Russian Arias & Romances

Olga Guryakova, soprano
with Andrei Baturkin, baritone
Constantine Orbelian
Moscow Chamber Orchestra

TCHAIKOVSKY:
Aria of the Kuma from The Enchantress
Tatyana's Letter Scene from Eugene Onegin
Iolanta's Arioso from Iolanta
Tell Me, What in the Shade of the Branches, Op. 57, No. 1
If Only I Had Known, Op. 47, No. 1
Does the Day Reign?, Op. 47, No. 6
Final Scene from Eugene Onegin

RIMSKY-KORSAKOV:
Of What I Dream in the Quiet Night, Op. 40, No. 3
The Clouds Begin to Scatter, Op. 42, No. 3

MIKHAIL GLINKA:
Gorislava's Aria from Ruslan and Lyudmila

PROKOFIEV:
Natasha's Arioso from War and Peace

RACHMANINOFF:
Twilight, Op. 21, No. 3
How Long My Friend, Op. 4, No. 6
Lilacs, Op. 21, No. 5
Spring Waters, Op. 14, No. 11

"With a big voice of glamour and freshness, Olga Guryakova is one of the most exciting Russian sopranos to have emerged in recent years," BBC Music Magazine wrote about Guryakova's August, 2000 recording debut as Zemfira in Rachmaninoff's Aleko.

The heightened emotional intensity Guryakova brings to everything she sings is already one of the young soprano's signature qualities. The top-to-bottom evenness and vibrancy of her voice allows her every expressive freedom, and she is able to communicate directly to the listener the essence of an operatic character or the deep emotional core of a song.

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