Boris Godunov

1986
  |  Book Tickets: 21/03/2016
  |  180 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
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Synopsis

<p>When Boris Godunov assumed the Russian throne after the death of the Tsarevich, there is much suspicion regarding his character. This quickly escalates when he proves himself to be a cold and unfeeling ruler.</p><p>A small band of rebels organise a march on Moscow, but their road is paved with difficulty and opposition. As the turbulent climate threatens to cause rioting and havoc throughout the land, Boris himself begins to unravel, and the future of Russia seems uncertain.</p><p>Starring Bryn Terfel as the titular character, <em>Boris Godunov</em> is a dramatic and much-celebrated opera. With a production history that is almost as turbulent as the plot itself, this is a product of the ever-changing culture of Russia, and is a treat for any opera fan.</p><p>Running time: 2 hours 15 minutes with no interval</p><p>This performance is sung in Russian.&nbsp;</p><p>PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PRODUCTION REALISTICALLYDEPICTS AND REVISITS THE MURDER OF THE YOUNG CROWN PRINCE DMITRY. WE ADVISETHAT IT IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12 YEARS.</p>

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