Khovanshchina–Soviet Musical by Mussorgsky

Soviet Film

This opera, left unfinished by Mussorgsky due to his death in 1881, was completed and rescored by Aoviet composer Shostakovich for a production in Kiron in 1958.

The tale concerns political intrigues during the reign of Peter the Great.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Scoring of Musical: Dimitri Shostakovich

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner of the Scoring Oscar was West Side Story.