[Met Performance] CID:93180
Boris Godunov {75} Metropolitan Opera House: 04/10/1926.


Metropolitan Opera House
April 10, 1926
In Italian


BORIS GODUNOV {75}
Mussorgsky--Mussorgsky

Boris Godunov...........Fyodor Chaliapin
Prince Shuisky..........Angelo Badà
Pimen...................Léon Rothier
Grigory.................Vittorio Fullin
Marina..................Julia Claussen
Varlaam.................Paolo Ananian
Simpleton...............Giordano Paltrinieri
Nikitich................William Gustafson
Shchelkalov.............Vincenzo Reschiglian
Innkeeper...............Henriette Wakefield
Missail.................Max Altglass
Xenia...................Grace Anthony
Feodor..................Raymonde Delaunois [Last performance]
Nurse...................Kathleen Howard
Lavitsky................Arnold Gabor
Chernikovsky............Vincenzo Reschiglian

Conductor...............Giuseppe Bamboschek

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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