Modest Mussorgsky created an epic of music and drama in his operatic masterpiece Boris Godunov, which tells of a Tsar hounded by fear, danger and intrigue. Bryn Terfel leads an illustrious cast with Sir Antonio Pappano conducting the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.
Boris Godunov (original version, 1869) 121’
(concert performance; sung in Russian)
Bryn Terfel Boris Godunov
Benjamin Knight Fyodor
Vlada Borovko Xenia
John Graham-Hall Shuisky
Kostas Smoriginas Shchelkalov
Ain Anger Pimen
David Butt Philip Grigory (Pretender Dmitry)
Andrii Goniukov Varlaam
Harry Nicoll Missail
Rebecca de Pont Davies Innkeeper
Andrew Tortise Yurodivy (Holy Fool)
Royal Opera Chorus
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Sir Antonio Pappano conductor
There will be no interval
For more information and book tickets, visit the Royal Albert Hall website here
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