[Met Performance] CID:84130
Boris Godunov {59} Matinee ed. Metropolitan Opera House: 04/19/1923.


Metropolitan Opera House
April 19, 1923 Matinee
In Italian


BORIS GODUNOV {59}
Mussorgsky--Mussorgsky

Boris Godunov...........Fyodor Chaliapin
Prince Shuisky..........Giordano Paltrinieri
Pimen...................Léon Rothier
Grigory.................Rafaelo Díaz
Marina..................Jeanne Gordon
Varlaam.................Paolo Ananian
Simpleton...............Max Bloch
Nikitich................Louis D'Angelo
Shchelkalov.............Carl Schlegel
Innkeeper...............Henriette Wakefield
Missail.................Pietro Audisio
Xenia...................Grace Anthony
Feodor..................Raymonde Delaunois
Nurse...................Kathleen Howard
Lavitsky................Vincenzo Reschiglian
Chernikovsky............Unknown

Conductor...............Gennaro Papi

Orchestration by Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Director................Armando Agnini
Set designer............Alexander Golovine
Set designer............Alexander Benois
Costume designer........Ivan Bilibine
Translation by M.Delines, E. Palermi, G. Pardo


Synopsis of Scenes
Act I, Scene 1: The wall of Novodievitchi Convent, in the Great Environs of Moscow
Act I, Scene 2: A cell in the Convent of Miracles
Act I, Scene 3: The square between the two Cathedrals of the Assumption and of the Archangels

Act II, Scene 1: An inn on the frontier of Lithuania
Act II, Scene 2: Apartments of the Czar in the Kremlin at Moscow
Act II, Scene 3: Garden of the Castle of Michek

Act III, Scene 1: The forest of Kromy
Act III, Scene 2: Hall of the Duma in the Kremlin

[Chaliapin always sang Boris in Russian.]



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