September 17, 1988
Rasputin
Composer:Einojuhani Rautavaara
Librettist:Einojuhani RautavaaraJay Reise, in collaboration w
Synopsis
The strange tale of the rise to power of the “mad monk”, his intimate relationship with the Tsar’s family, and the rivalries of the imperial court on the eve of revolution are brought to life in this dramatic opera.
courtesy of Theodore Presser Company

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Approximate Runtime (hh:mm)
02:15

Number of Acts
2

Original Cast
John Cheek (Rasputin)
John Garrison (Nicolas)
Richard Fracker (Iliodor & Margaret Cusack)


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