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Details

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 English. New production

Cast/Performers

Willard White, John Daszak, Neil Jenkins, Gwynne Howell

Creatives/Company

Author: Mussorsky
Company: Welsh National Opera
Conductor: Carlo Rizzi
Director: David Pountney

Boris Godunov

Boris Godunov (Opera or Operetta) production archive for QTIX code T1904863679. Details of all Boris Godunov archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S1878

Archive Listings

16 Jul 98Theatre Royal Plymouth
Plymouth
Devon
7 Jul 98
to
11 Jul 98
Mayflower Theatre
Southampton
Hampshire
30 Jun 98
to
3 Jul 98
New Theatre
Oxford
Oxfordshire
25 Jun 98Venue Cymru (formerly - North Wales Theatre)
Llandudno
Gwynedd
9 Jun 98
to
12 Jun 98
Bristol Hippodrome
Bristol
City of Bristol
16 May 98
to
5 Jun 98
New Theatre
Cardiff
Glamorgan

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