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Performance

VenueMayflower Theatre
TownSouthampton
CountyHampshire
From7th July 1998
To11th July 1998
What is currently on at Mayflower Theatre (V774)

Boris Godunov

Boris GodunovT1904863679
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:T1904863679, opera or operetta:S1878, venue:V774

Production details

Sung in English. New production

Company

Company Welsh National Opera
Conductor Carlo Rizzi
Director David Pountney
Performer Willard White
Performer John Daszak
Performer Neil Jenkins
Performer Gwynne Howell

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