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Prologues - Part II

We continue our exploration of operatic prologues with the Prologue to Verdi's Simon Boccanegra and the Prologue to Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov.


Die Entführung aus dem Serail: Overture (excerpt)
Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ensemble Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Album Mozart - Die Entführung aus dem Serail
Record Label Telarc

Simon Boccanegra: Prologue
Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Ensemble Orchestra e Coro del Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Conductor Gabriele Santini
Album Verdi: Simon Boccanegra
Record Label EMI

Boris Godunov: Prologue
Composer Modest Mussorgsky
Ensemble Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra; Polish Radio Chorus of Karkow
Conductor Jerzy Semkow
Album Mussorgsky - Boris Godunov - Semkow
Record Label EMI