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Work: Boris Godunov

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ComposerMussorgsky, Modest Petrovich (1839-1881)
PeriodRomantic
Work typeOpera / Oratorio
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MunichBoris Godunov

Boris Godunov
Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Michail Jurowski; Calixto Bieito; Bavarian State Opera; Rebecca Ringst; Ingo Krügler; Dmitry Ulyanov; Giorgi Sturua

StuttgartBorisNew production

Mussorgsky, Newski
Titus Engel; Paul-Georg Dittrich; Oper Stuttgart; Jana Findeklee; Lena Schmid; Adam Palka; Elmar Gilbertsson

ViennaBoris GodunovNew production

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Jac van Steen; Peter Konwitschny; Volksoper Wien; Okarina Peter; Timo Dentler; Albert Pesendorfer; Vincent Schirrmacher

ParisBoris Godounov

Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
Michael Schønwandt; Ivo van Hove; Opéra national de Paris; Jan Versweyveld; An D'Huys; René Pape; Dmitry Golovnin
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The coronation and tragedy of Boris revived at Covent Garden

Bryn Terfel (Boris) and Roger Honeywell (Shuisky) © ROH | Clive Barda
A title role performance full of depth from Terfel and a barnstorming comic interlude from Tomlinson provide some great moments, but much of this Boris fails to rise above the ordinary.
***11
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Fiery, formidable Boris Godunov at the Concertgebouw

Pablo Heras-Casado © Fernando Sancho
This year’s NTR ZaterdagMatinee concert series in Amsterdam kicked off with a Boris Godunov that left nothing to be desired.
*****
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The epitome of Russianness: Boris Godunov at the Mariinsky

Edem Umerov (Boris) © Natasha Razina | State Academic Mariinsky Theatre
In Tarkovsky's venerable production, the Mariinsky orchestra and chorus are brilliant – but too brilliant for their soloists, including two replacement Borises for an indisposed Mikhail Petrenko.
***11
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A majestic Boris Godunov in Stockholm

Alexander Tysmbalyuk © Henriette Mielke
The Stockholm Concert Hall hosts the Göteborg Symphonic Orchestra and Opera Chorus for a concert performance of Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov.
****1
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Peter Konwitschny's Boris Godunov in Nuremberg

Nicolai Karnolsky (Boris Godunov) and Ida Aldrian (Feodor) © Ludwig Olah
Peter Konwistchny scores audience success with his new production of Boris Godunov, a theatrically inventive critical take on manipulation and the disfiguring effects of power.
*****
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