The Metropolitan Opera: Boris Godunov Synopsis
Mussorgsky’s epic spectacle that captures the suffering and ambition of a nation.

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Boris Godunov - thoroughly enjoyed

By skiddles
We thoroughly enjoyed the production. Thank you for opening early so we could attend this early performance....

Five Word Review

By devadasi
Tsars peasants singing history brilliantly...

Boris Godunov

By dandr0325
This is a tough opera to simply rate. Suffice it to say if one likes opera then he/she should go see this production. Huge cast, but Rene Pape as Boris especially was superb. His final monologue...

Boris Godunov

By lichtblaus
Fabulous production- singing, acting, sets and lighting. Difficult music - not for those who are looking for Opera's Greatest Hits....

Boris Godunov

By joantilney
For those of you who are "opera nuts", don't miss this all Russian new Metropolitan Opera production of Boris Godunov. It is superbly staged, directed and sung by the amazing Rene Papa in the title...


By RutieEck
Alas, I had to miss the opera, but thanks to your policy - I got the refund for th ticket! at least I did not feel bad about losing the opera NAD the money! Keep up the good work!!!!!!!!!!...

Boris Godunov-- Met Opera simulcast

By virginiarivers
Excellent production, thrilling voices, staging, great camera work. Totally enthralling. It's exciting to have a simulcast, and also to get behind the scenes and close up to the singers &...

Boris Godonuv

By dtriedel
Wonderful performance....

Boris Godunov--Live from the Met in HD

By jswain
The production of "Boris Godunov" from the Metropolitan Opera House in Lincoln Center via satellite was excellent. Thank you for making these programs available to opera lovers in this area....

Great performance overcomes a few flaws

By znapschatz
Boris Godunov, in this version, is my favorite opera, and this was one of the best performances I have ever attended, enough to sweep aside what I feel were a few missteps. The singing and acting in...

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Rated NR | For Suitable for all audiences