. Interchanging Idioms: The Met Live in HD presents Boris Godunov in theaters Saturday, October 23

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

The Met Live in HD presents Boris Godunov in theaters Saturday, October 23

The Met: Live in HD continues its fifth season with Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov in movie theaters worldwide this Saturday, October 23 at 12:00 pm ET. Boris Godunov is an epic spectacle that captures the suffering and ambition of a nation; with René Pape performing one of the greatest bass roles in a new production by Stephen Wadsworth. Valery Gergiev conducts an enormous cast that also includes and Aleksandrs Antonenko, Vladimir Ognovenko, Ekaterina Semenchuk, and a chorus of 120 singers.

Boris Godunov’s intermission features will include interviews with director Stephen Wadsworth joined by Andrey Popov (Holy Fool) and Mikhail Petrenko (Pimen); Ekaterina Semenchuk (Marina) and Aleksandrs Antonenko (Grigori); and Donald Palumbo with chorus members Jean Braham & Rob Maher. Anna Netrebko and Mariusz Kwiecien will also be interviewed about their appearances in the upcoming The Met Live: in HD presentation of Don Pasquale on November 13.

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