MET Live: Boris Godunov

Bass René Pape, the world’s reigning Boris, reprises his tremendous portrayal of the tortured tsar caught between grasping ambition and crippling paranoia, kicking off the highly anticipated 2021–22 Live in HD season.

directorStephen Wadsworth
runtime Two hours & 20 minutes

Opens Saturday, October 9

    • Showtimes for Saturday, October 9

      1. 11:55a

      Showtimes for Wednesday, October 13

      1. 6:30p

      plot summary

      Bass René Pape, the world’s reigning Boris, reprises his tremendous portrayal of the tortured tsar caught between grasping ambition and crippling paranoia, kicking off the highly anticipated 2021–22 Live in HD season. Conductor Sebastian Weigle leads Mussorgsky’s masterwork, a pillar of the Russian repertoire, in its original 1869 version. Stephen Wadsworth’s affecting production poignantly captures the hope and suffering of the Russian people, as well as the title ruler himself.

      directorStephen Wadsworth
      runtime Two hours & 20 minutes

      movie trailer

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