Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov
TSONEV KRASTEV ZHEKOVA PETROVA DROBISHEVSKI GEORGIEV HRISTOV STANCHEV ANDREEV BUCHKOV PAPAZIKOV SARAMBELIEVA
Modest Mussorgsky’s music drama Boris Godunov was premiered in front of St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Sofia, the same location where this 2014 performance takes place. Conceived by Plamen Kartaloff, director of the Sofia Opera, this production took place 90 years after the building’s consecreation, and was dedicated to the centennial anniversary of the birth of Boris Christoff and the 85th anniversary of the birth of Nicolai Ghiaurov, two vocalists who became famous for their performances as Boris. For this performance, the role of Boris is sung by Martin Tsonev.