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The Gambler

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Russian maestro Valery Gergiev conducts Prokofiev’s rarely performed 1916 opera, based on the short novel by Dostoevsky. Vladimir Galouzine heads the all-Russian cast as Alexei, tutor to the family of the General (Sergei Alexashkin) and in love with the General’s ward, Polina (Olga Guryakova). Larissa Diadkova sings Grammy, Polina’s rich grandmother, Nikolai Gassiev is the manipulative Marquis, and Olga Savova is Blanche.

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Performance Info

Performance Date

Apr 12, 2008


Sergei Prokofiev


Sergei Prokofiev

Run Time

1 HRS 55 MIN

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus