Mikhoels the Wise: An Opera in Two Acts About the Life of Solomon Mikhoels
LKMP X800002/ HL 42137
3 Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, 3 Tenor, 3 Baritone, 2 Bass (min. ) 1(d Picc).1.1.1: 126.96.36.199: Perc(1).Pno.Hp: Str (188.8.131.52.1)Str are one player per part; a small section is also possible.
"Arrestingly verbalized and composed." --Leighton Kerner, The Village Voice. This opera based on the true story of the Yiddish actor, Solomon Mikhoels, killed by Stalin as a symbol of Jewish culture was recorded by Soprano Erie Mills and Baritone Nathaniel Watson with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra (Naxos 8.559413).