In the 1st work: Ryan McKinny, Jordan Bisch, Michael Fabiano, Eugene Brancoveanu, Yulia Van Doren, Timur Bekbosunov, Abdiel González, Adriana Manfredi, Daniel Chaney, Todd Strange, vocal soloists ; Los Angeles Master Chorale. In both works: Los Angeles Philharmonic ; Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor.
The 1st work is an unfinished satirical opera; libretto by Alexei Tolstoy and Alexander Starchakov; piano score orchestrated by Gerard McBurney. Recorded live, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, 12/2011. Compact discs. Durations: 31:58; 64:32. "World premiere recording"(1st work)--Container. Program notes by Gerard McBurney and Peter Sellars in English and libretto of the 1st work with English translation (23 p. : port.) inserted in container.