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Boris Godunov

on BBC Two England

by MUSSORGSKY based on a play by PUSHKIN Robin Ray introduces the Bolshoi Opera production
This sumptuous production, in two prologues and four acts, chronicles the life and death of the early 17th-century Tsar.
Constructed on an epic scale and revised by RIMSKY-KORSAKOV, the action ranges from the Kremlin in Moscow to ancient Russian monasteries and a castle in Poland. with Yevgeny Nesterenko as Boris Godunov and SOLOISTS, CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA Of the BOLSHOI OPERA conducted by Boris Khaikin
In the intervals at 8.45 and 10.0*
ROBIN RAY talks to DAVID LLOYD JONES about the historical and musical background to the opera.
Producer LEONID BARATOV
Designer FYDOR FYOKOROVSKY
Directed for Soviet Television by ALEKSEY BARANNIKOV

Contributors

Introduces:
Robin Ray
Unknown:
Yevgeny Nesterenko
Unknown:
Boris Godunov
Conducted By:
Boris Khaikin
Talks:
Robin Ray
Unknown:
David Lloyd
Producer:
Leonid Baratov
Designer:
Fydor Fyokorovsky
Television By:
Aleksey Barannikov

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