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Alexander Lazarev in A Life for the Tsar

A Life for the Tsar

2005 NR

In this memorable performance of Mikhail Glinka's tragic opera, renowned Russian bass Evgeny Nesterenko sings the dramatic role of Ivan Susanin, the hero who helps the Russian czar escape by leading the Polish enemy on a false path in their search for the royal's hiding place. Other voices include soprano Marina Mescheriakova as Antonida, tenor Alexander Lomonosov as Sobenin and mezzo-soprano Elena Zaremba as Vanja.