Monday, November 06, 2006

Tuesdays opera- Boris Christoff as Boris Godounov

In this masterpiece by Moussorgsky, Boris Christoff portrays the Tsar.

Boris Godunov the(Rimsky-Korsakov edition)
Composed by Modest Mussorgsky
Performed by Orchestre de la Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire
with John Lanigan, Jacques Mars, Boris Christoff, Evelyn Lear, Milen Paounov, Anton Diakov
Conducted by Andre Cluytens

I am including the cover art from the album, since it is so wonderful - you really miss this on the Cd re-release.

The version played will be the version ON VINYL. The opera is sung in Russian.
Synopsis HERE.


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