The "tragedy of Katerina Ismailova" is brilliantly realized in this production of the Shostakovich opera undertaken by the De Nederlandse Opera and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Eva-Maria Westbroek shines in the role of Katerina, and is given passionate support by cast members Christopher Ventris, Carole Wilson, Vladimir Vaneev, and Lani Poulson. 3 3/4 hrs. total on two discs. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: Russian DTS 5.1, PCM stereo; Subtitles: English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish; featurette; photo gallery. In Russian with English subtitles.