Mussorgsky, folklorist and modernist

An interview with Hartmut Haenchen on the subject of Khovantchina

By Marion Mirande 07 February 2022

© Guergana Damianova / OnP

On the occasion of the production of Khovanchina that he is conducting at the Opéra Bastille, Hartmut Haenchen talks about this great musical fresco and discusses the unique place occupied by its composer, Modest Mussorgsky, in the history of Russian art.    

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