Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (2018)

06/07/2018 (FR) DramaHistory 2h 10m
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Modest Mussorgsky's masterpiece live at the Opéra Bastille, Paris on June 7th, 2018

Overview

There are elements of Macbeth in this political fable, in which the ghost of the child that Boris has had killed in order to seize the throne appears as an impostor. Adapting Pushkin's epic poem, Mussorgsky composed a meditation on the solitude of power, a populist drama in which the real protagonist is the Russian people with its burden of eternal suffering. Ivo Van Hove is no stranger to grand political frescos. This is his first production for the Paris Opera.

  1. Ivo van Hove

    Director

  2. Modest Mussorgsky

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Ildar Abdrazakov

    Ildar Abdrazakov

    Boris Godunov

  2. Evdokia Malevskaya

    Feodor

  3. Ruzan Mantashyan

    Xenia

  4. Alexandra Durseneva

    Xenia's nurse

  5. Maxim Paster

    Prince Vasiliy Ivanovich Shuysky

  6. Boris Pinkhasovich

    Andrey Shchelkalov

  7. Vladimir Jurowski

    Vladimir Jurowski

    Conductor

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Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov

Original Title Moussorgski: Boris Godounov

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Original Language Russian

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