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VenueRoyal Opera House
Other spaces: Linbury Studio, Ballet Studio, Clore Studio,Floral Hall
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From19th June 2019
To3rd July 2019
What is currently on at Royal Opera House (V377)

Boris Godunov

Boris GodunovT01947286988
Based on Pushkin's The Comedy of the Distress of the Muscovite State, of Tsar Boris and of Grishka Otrepiev - there are several version developed by Mussorsky over a number of years. Set in Russia and Poland between 1598 and 1605. Boris is 'persuaded' to accept the crown after murdering the true heir. A young monk pretends to be the murdered heir in order to avenge the death and there is a swell amongst the people in his favour. In the end Boris dies.
Author Mussorsky

Archive :: production:T01947286988, opera or operetta:S1878, venue:V377

Production details

Sung in Russian with English surtitles.


Producer Royal Opera House
Producer Deutsche Oper Berlin
Conductor Marc Albrecht
Director Richard Jones
Design Miriam Buether
Costume Nicky Gillibrand
Lighting Mimi Jordan Sherin
Director Ben Wright (movement director)
Performer Bryn Terfel

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