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Boris Godunov by Mussorgsky at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow

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Casting

  • Bolshoi Orchestra & Chorus
  • Tugan Sokhiev (Conductor)
  • Igor Ushakov (Stage Direction)
  • Mikhail Kazakov (Bass) : Boris Godunov
  • Denis Makarov (Bass) : Pimen
  • Maxim Paster (Tenor) : Prince Vasily Ivanovich Shuisky
  • Albina Latipova (Soprano) : Xenia
  • Ekaterina Vorontsova (Mezzo-soprano) : Fyodor
  • Anastasia Bibicheva (Mezzo-soprano) : Xenia's Nurse
  • Andrei Potaturin (Baritone) : Andrei Shchelkalov
  • Agunda Kulaeva (Mezzo-soprano) : Marina Mnishek
  • Andrii Goniukov (Bass) : Varlaam
  • Ivan Maximeyko (Tenor) : Missail
  • Elena Manistina (Mezzo-soprano) : Innkeeper
  • Behzod Davronov (Tenor) : Simpleton
  • Nikolai Kazansky (Bass) : Nikitich
  • Alexander Borodin (Bass) : Mityukha

Program

Boris Godunov
Opera in a prologue and four acts by Modest Mussorgsky (1839 - 1881)
Libretto by Modest Mussorgsky based upon 'Boris Godunov' by Alexander Pushkin
Version and orchestration by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, orchestration of 'At St. Basil Cathedral' scene by Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov
First performance in St Petersburg, Mariinsky Theatre, 8 February 1874


Recording: December 19 2019 - Bolshoi | Moscow
Director: Jean-Pierre Loisil
Duration: 02:50

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