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Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov - Bayerische Staatsoper


DVD9 NTSC Colour 16:9 region 0
PCM Stereo, 5.1 Dolby Digital

Playing time: 139'
Chapters: 31
Booklet pages: 24
© 2013 Bel Air Media / Mezzo France, 2014 Bel Air Classiques
Reviewer: Robert Anderson
Review of Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov - Bayerische Staatsoper published on 4 June 2014

Watch and listen: Musorgsky: Part 1 Scene 2 (Boris Godunov) (chapter 7, 20:16-21:08)

Alexander Tsymbalyuk, Boris Godunov
Yulia Sokolik, Fyodor
Eri Nakamura, Xenia
Heike Grötzinger, Xenia's nurse
Gerhard Siegel, Schuisky
Markus Eiche, Andrey Chelkalov
Anatoli Kotscherga, Pimen
Sergey Skorokhodov, Grigory Otropyev
Vladimir Matorin, Varlaam
Ulrich Ress, Missail
Okka von der Damerau, Hostess
Kevin Conners, Simpleton
Goran Juric, Nikititch
Dean Power, The Boyar
Tareq Nazmi, Mityucha
Christian Rieger, Captain
Chor der Bayerischen Staatsoper
Sören Eckhoff, chorus master
Bayerischen Staatsorchester
Kent Nagano, conductor
Calixto Bieito, stage director
Rebecca Ringst, set designer
Ingo Krügler, costume designer
Michael Bauer, lighting
Andrea Schönhofer, dramaturgy
François Duplat, recording producer
Andy Sommer, recording director

Modest Mussorgsky (1839-1881):

Boris Godunov - opera in four parts and seven scenes - first version 1868-9
Libretto by Mussorgsky after Alexander Pushkin and Nikolai Karamsins

1 opening credits

Part 1
Scene 1
2 Introduction
3 Come along! Be quick!
4 Nation of believers! He remains inflexible
5 Glory to You, Creator God

Scene 2
6 Introduction
7 Tsar Boris, glory be to him!
8 My heart is sad!

Part 2
Scene 1
9 One more fact ...
10 Ever that dream!
11 For many, many years, Father

Scene 2
12 How can I serve you?
13 When I was in the fair city of Kazan ...
14 And here he goes ...
15 'In the monastery of Chudovo'

Part 3
16 Where are you, my fiancé?
17 The supreme power I have!
18 Your Highness!
19 Oh! I am choking! Breath failed me!

Part 4
Scene 1
20 Introduction
21 What? The service is already over?
22 Trr, trr, trr, trr! Your helmet is made of tin!
23 Ah-Ah-Ah! Boris!

Scene 2
24 Introduction
25 Noble Boyars!
26 It is a pity Schuisky is not here
27 Go, go! Who said 'assassin'?
28 A humble monk
29 Farewell, my son
30 Listen! It is the funeral knell!

31 curtain calls and end credits

Recorded February 2013 at Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, Germany


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