Boris Godunov

Boris Godunov

Boris Godunov
 
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Boris Godunov
Modest Mussorgsky
New Production

A grandiose Russian operatic epic following the rise and fall of Tsar Boris Godunov and his reign of terror against the boyars and the common people. Hundreds of participants in a production that is as relevant today as it was when Boris was on the throne.

Synopsis

Libretto: The composer after the historic tragedy by Alexander Pushkin and after the History of the Russian State by Nikolai Karanzin

Conductor Keri Lynn Wilson 13.3, 14.3, 15.3, 16.3, 18.3, 19.3, 20.3, 22.3, 23.3
Frederic Chaslin 26.3, 28.3, 29.3
Director      Friedrich Meyer-Oertel
Revival Director Anna Kelo
Set and Costume Designer      Maren Christensen
Revival lighting designer Kimmo Ruskela

Soloists

Boris Godunov        Paata Burchuladze 13.3, 15.3, 16.3, 18.3, 20.3, 22.3, 23.3, 26.3, 28.3, 29.3
Askar Abdrazakov 14.3, 19.3
Pimen Vladimir Braun 13.3, 14.3, 15.3, 18.3, 19.3, 20.3, 22.3, 26.3, 28.3
Askar Abdrazakov 16.3, 23.3, 29.3
Xenia Alla Vasilevitsky 13.3, 14.3, 16.3, 18.3, 20.3, 22.3, 23.3, 29.3
Shiri Hershkovitz 15.3, 19.3, 26.3, 28.3
Fiodor Ayala Zimbler 13.3, 15.3, 16.3, 18.3, 19.3, 20.3
Na'ama Goldman 14.3, 22.3, 23.3, 26.3, 28.3, 29.3
Grigory Yevgeny Akimov 13.3, 15.3, 18.3, 20.3, 23.3, 26.3, 28.3, 29
Romaan Muravitsky 14.3, 16.3, 19.3, 22.3, 26.3, 29.3
Shuisky Oleg Balashov
Marina Mzia Nioradze 13.3, 15.3, 18.3, 20.3, 23.3, 28.3
Edit Zamir 14.3, 16.3, 19.3, 22.3, 26.3, 29.3
Rangoni Vladimir Moroz
Shchelkalov Mikhail Nikanorov
Varlaam Mikhail Kolelishvili
Missail Joseph Aridan
Innkeeper Svetlana Sandler
Yurodivy Felix Livshitz
Nurse Tamar Zohar
Nikitich Noah Briger
Mityukha Alexei Kanonikoff
Policeman Oded Reich
Boyar Moshe Haas
Chrushchov  Mark Sheimer
Chermikovski Anatoli Krasik
Lavitsky Michael Gaisinski 13.3, 15.3, 18.3, 20.3, 22.3, 28.3
Dmitry Lovcthov 14.3, 16.3, 19.3, 22.3, 26.3, 29.3

The Israeli Opera Chorus
Chorus Master: Eithan Schmeisser
Bat Kol choir
The Opera Orchestra – The Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion

Sung in Russian
English & Hebrew Surtitles
Duration: approx. 3 hours 30 minutes
Translation: Israel Ouval
Production of the Finnish National Opera, Helsinki
A 30 minute  pre performance lecture (in Hebrew) takes place at the auditrium before every performance, Admission free for ticket holders for the performance.
Please note that the performances of Boris Godunov have an early curtian time.
 
Day Date Hour back stage tours Opera Talkback
*Wed 13.3.13 19:00
Thur 14.3.13 19:00 After the show
Fri 15.3.13 12:00
Sat 16.3.13 19:00
Mon 18.3.13 19:00 17:45
Tue 19.3.13 19:00 17:45 After the show
Wed 20.3.13 19:00 17:45 After the show
Fri 22.3.13 12:00
Sat 23.3.13 19:00
Tue 26.3.13 19:00
Thur 28.3.13 19:00 17:45 After the show
Fri 29.3.13 12:00

TOWARDS OPENING: SAT 9.3.13 11:00
*Première Performance, This performance is dedicated to the loving memory of Dr. Israel (Rolly) Yovel

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