Boris Godunov

By Modest Mussorgsky (original version)

Premiere
Staatsoper Stuttgart, 22.1.1997

Conductor :: Janos Kulka
Director :: Inga Levant
Set & lighting :: Charles Edwards
Costumes :: Brigitte Reiffenstuel

Cast
Boris :: Paata Burchuladze
Pimen :: Phillip Ens
Dimitry :: Alan Beck
Shuisky :: Robert Künzli
Feodor :: Claudia Mahnke
Xenia :: Louise Walsh
Schelkalov :: Hernan Iturralde
A Simpleton :: Dieter Bundschuh
Warlaam :: Helmut Berger-Tuna
Missail :: Roderic Keating

REVIEWS

"…a milestone of psychological music drama with an irresistable force of persuasion…"
Mannheimer Morgen, 6/2/1997

"…raw, openly displayed violence…"
Berliner Zeitung 30/1/1997

"…spooky sarcasm of the best kind…"
Frankfurter Allgemeine 31/1/1997