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Articles tagged with "Boris Godunov"

From Moscow to Peking via Nuremburg: how opera uses folk music

15 March 2017

From traditional Japanese folk music to mysterious Spanish popular songs, opera has long been drawing on national music to explore 'exotic' cultures and celebrate national traditions.

10 of the greatest bass-baritone roles

30 January 2017

From devils and rogues, to lovers and rulers – who says tenors have to have all the fun?

BBC Proms 2016: Our must-see recommendations

15 July 2016

With more than 90 concerts over the course of eight weeks, it can be difficult to know where to start.

The Royal Opera's Boris Godunov to be performed at BBC Proms on 16 July 2016

13 April 2016

A concert performance of Musorgsky's opera will star Bryn Terfel and will be conducted by Antonio Pappano.

Watch: ‘It’s strong and it’s epic’ – Members of the cast and creative team on Boris Godunov

23 March 2016

Bryn Terfel and Antonio Pappano share their thoughts on why Musorgsky's opera is a masterpiece.

Your Reaction: Boris Godunov in cinemas

21 March 2016

What did you think of the live cinema relay of Richard Jones' Royal Opera production of Musorgsky's historical epic?

Your reaction: Boris Godunov

15 March 2016

What did you think of Richard Jones's new Royal Opera production of Musorgsky’s magnificent opera?

Boris Godunov relayed live to cinemas on 21 March 2016

11 March 2016

Bryn Terfel stars in the live cinema relay of Richard Jones' new Royal Opera production.

The real Boris Godunov: Guilty or not guilty?

3 March 2016

The unresolved controversy surrounding the Russian tsar and his ascent to power has inspired great works including Musorgsky’s epic opera.

Boris Godunov musical highlight: The Coronation Scene

29 February 2016

Musorgsky's musical portrait of a fractured society and a fractured mind.

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