• Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky
  • Khovanshchina (Lamm-Shostakovich edition) (1886)

  • Hans Sikorski/G Schirmer Inc. (1976) (USA, Canada and Mexico only)

Available in the USA, Canada and Mexico only
ed. by Lamm-Shostakovich

  • 3322/4231/timp.perc/pf.cel.2hp/str; stage band: 2hn, 3tpt, 3tbn
  • SATB chorus; ballet
  • 6 Basses, 6 Tenors, Baritone, Alto, 2 Sopranos

Programme Note

The opera is set in and near Moscow during Peter the Great’s reforms at the end of the 17th century. The story concerns the struggle between Old Russia, the Sectarians (Old Believers) and Peter the Great’s New Russia.