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List of classical and contemporary operas performed in Russian, listed alphabetically with photos when available. The operas listed below were all either performed or composed in Russian. The names of these Russian operas include information like who the composer of each opera was. You can also filter this list of historic Russian operas for specific information, such as when it was first performed. List features items like War and Peace and Boris Godunov.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best Russian operas?" and "What operas were composed in the Russian language?"

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A Life for the Tsar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
A Life for the Tsar Mikhail Glinka

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Aleko is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Aleko Sergei Rachmaninoff

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Angelo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Angelo César Cui

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Anyuta is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Anyuta

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Askold's Grave is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Askold's Grave Alexey Verstovsky

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Betrothal in a Monastery is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Betrothal in a Monastery Sergei Prokofiev

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Boris Godunov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Boris Godunov Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

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Canterville Ghost is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Canterville Ghost Alexander Knayfel

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Christmas Eve is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Christmas Eve Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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Devil in Love is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Devil in Love

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Dubrovsky is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Dubrovsky Eduard Nápravník

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Eugene Onegin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Eugene Onegin Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Feast in Time of Plague is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas

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Fevey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Fevey Vasily Pashkevich

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Francesca da Rimini is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Francesca da Rimini Sergei Rachmaninoff

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Graf Cagliostro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Graf Cagliostro Mikael Tariverdiev

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Iolanta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Iolanta Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Ivan the Fool is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Ivan the Fool César Cui

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Judith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Judith Alexander Serov

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Kashchey the Immortal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Kashchey the Immortal Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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Khovanshchina is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Khovanshchina Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

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Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk Di... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas

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Life with an Idiot is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Life with an Idiot Alfred Schnittke

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Little Red Riding Hood is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas

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Mademoiselle Fifi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Mademoiselle Fifi César Cui

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Mateo Falcone is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Mateo Falcone

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Mavra is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Mavra Igor Stravinsky

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May Night is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
May Night Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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Mazeppa is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Mazeppa Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Mlada is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Mlada Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Léon Minkus

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Mlada is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Mlada Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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Monna Vanna is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Monna Vanna Sergei Rachmaninoff

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Moscow, Cheryomushki is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Moscow, Cheryomushki Dmitri Shostakovich

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Mozart and Salieri is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Mozart and Salieri Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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MR (Marina and Rainer) is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
MR (Marina and Rainer) Nikolai Korndorf

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Oresteia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Oresteia Sergei Taneyev

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Pan Voyevoda is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Pan Voyevoda Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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Prince Igor is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Prince Igor Alexander Borodin

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Puss in Boots is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Puss in Boots César Cui

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Renard is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Renard Igor Stravinsky

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Rogneda is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Rogneda Alexander Serov

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Rothschild's Violin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Rothschild's Violin Veniamin Fleishman

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Rusalka is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Rusalka Alexander Dargomyzhsky

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Ruslan and Lyudmila is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Ruslan and Lyudmila Mikhail Glinka

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Sadko is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Sadko Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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Salammbô is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Salammbô Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

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Semyon Kotko is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Semyon Kotko Sergei Prokofiev

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Servilia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
Servilia Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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The Captain's Daughter is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas

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The Demon is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
The Demon Anton Rubinstein