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.
News and features regarding ‘Boris Godunov by Richard Jones’
- 15 March 2017
- 30 January 2017
From devils and rogues, to lovers and rulers – who says tenors have to have all the fun?
- 15 July 2016
With more than 90 concerts over the course of eight weeks, it can be difficult to know where to start.
- 13 April 2016
A concert performance of Musorgsky's opera will star Bryn Terfel and will be conducted by Antonio Pappano.
- 23 March 2016
Bryn Terfel and Antonio Pappano share their thoughts on why Musorgsky's opera is a masterpiece.
- 21 March 2016
What did you think of the live cinema relay of Richard Jones' Royal Opera production of Musorgsky's historical epic?
- 15 March 2016
What did you think of Richard Jones's new Royal Opera production of Musorgsky’s magnificent opera?
- 11 March 2016
Bryn Terfel stars in the live cinema relay of Richard Jones' new Royal Opera production.
- 3 March 2016
The unresolved controversy surrounding the Russian tsar and his ascent to power has inspired great works including Musorgsky’s epic opera.
- 29 February 2016
Musorgsky's musical portrait of a fractured society and a fractured mind.
- 25 February 2016
Our quick introduction to Musorgsky’s masterful epic opera on the perils of power.
- 22 February 2016
Beset by personal demons, Musorgsky only finished one opera in his life, but the nuggets of those that he abandoned offer a tantalizing glimpse of what could have been.