“The Execution of Stepan Razin”. Cantata for bass, mixed chorus and orchestra to words by Y. Yevtushenko.
The literary source for this work was one of the chapters from Y. Yevtushenko’s “Bratsk Hydro-Electric Plant”
Premiere: December 28, 1964. Moscow, Great Hall of the Conservatoire. Orchestra of the Moscow Philharmonia. Conductor K. Kondrashin. Academic Russian Capella Choir. Artistic Director and conductor A. Yurlov. Soloist A. Gromadsky.
First Edition: Score, “Muzgiz” Publishers, Moscow, 1966.
Manuscripts: The hand-written score is in the Russian State Archive for Literature and Art (Stack 2048, Inv. 3, Item 14) and the archive of the composer’s family.