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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. Sung in Russian with English surtitles.

Performers Bryn Terfel.
Author Mussorsky. 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).

Boris Godunov

Boris Godunov (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T01947286988. Details of all Boris Godunov archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1878

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