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Articles tagged with "Boris Godunov"

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.

Opera Essentials: Boris Godunov

25 February 2016

Our quick introduction to Musorgsky’s masterful epic opera on the perils of power.

The masterpieces that could have been: Piecing together Musorgsky’s unfinished operas

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.

Celebrate Eugene Onegin and Boris Godunov with our new Russian-inspired cocktail

3 January 2016

Our restaurants have created a new cocktail of vodka, rosemary and lime for winter productions.

Holding up a mirror: How opera composers reflect community and society

19 November 2015

Composers have long experimented with different ways of giving a sense of community, often using the chorus to highly dramatic effect.

Turn off your mind, relax and float downstream: Rethinking opera's approach to death

29 October 2015

Death finds an entirely new expression in Georg Friedrich Haas’s new opera Morgen und Abend.

Opera in the Real World Part 2: The historical figures behind some of opera's greatest characters

22 April 2015

Composers have often looked to the real world for operatic inspiration – though their real-life subjects often undergo some operatization on their way to the stage.

Opera's Madmen

11 October 2013

From Russian tsars to Suffolk fishermen, Alban Berg's Wozzeck isn't the only opera character to be driven insane.

Six to ten: Russian Literature on stage

4 September 2012

A further five adaptations of famous Russian works.

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