Mussorgsky's BORIS GODUNOV
Presented by: The Metropolitan Opera
Saturday October 9 2021 at 12:55 PM EDT
Saturday October 9 2021 at 12:55 PM EDTBass René Pape, the world’s reigning Boris, reprises his tremendous portrayal of the tortured tsar caught between grasping ambition and crippling paranoia, kicking off the highly anticipated 2021–22 Live in HD season. Conductor Sebastian Weigle leads Mussorgsky’s masterwork, a pillar of the Russian repertoire, in its original 1869 version. Stephen Wadsworth’s affecting production poignantly captures the hope and suffering of the Russian people, as well as the title ruler himself.
The Met: Live in HD 2021-22 season is generously supported by Nancy R. Wadhams.
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