Opera List of Famous Russian Operas

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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
Sergei Rachmaninoff

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

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Boris Godunov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
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
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
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
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
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

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Ivan the Fool is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
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
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

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Khovanshchina is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Russian Operas
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
César Cui