Summer Opera Sale - up to 60% off
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Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Boris), Maxim Paster (Shuisky), Mika Kares (Pimen), Sergei Skorokhodov (Grigory), Okka von der Damerau (The Innkeeper), Alexey Tikhomirov (Varlaam), Hanna Husáhr (Xenia), Johanna Rudström (Feodor)
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano
...this performance is excellent, beautifully sung and cogently paced. The cast is mostly Russophone, which ensures mostly accurate pronunciation...this version is in any case indispensable in... — More…
John Tomlinson (Boris), Stuart Kale (Prince Shuisky), Clive Bayley (Varlaam), Joan Rodgers (Xenia), Susan Parry (Feodor), Yvonne Howard (Old Nurse), Matthew Best (Pimen)
Opera North Chorus, English Northern Philharmonia, Paul Daniel
John Tomlinson has made the part of Boris his own, and this generous, 75-minute selection of excerpts from Boris Godunov is highly recommendable, even when compared with current Russian versions... — More…
CDOriginal price ($11.00) Reduced price $8.75
Boris Christoff (Boris), Nicolai Gedda (Grigory (False Dmitry)), Eugenia Zareska (Marina), Kim Borg (Rangoni/Tchelkalov), Andre Bielecki (Shuisky/Missail), Eugenia Zareska (Fyodor), Ludmilla Lebedeva (Xenia), Lydia Romanova (Hostess), Wassili Pasternak (Simpleton)
Choeurs Russes de Paris, Orchestre...
3 CDsOriginal price ($16.75) Reduced price $13.25
Drago Starc (Prince Vasily Golitsin), Dušan Popović (Shaklovity), Miroslav Čangalović (Dosifey), Melanija Bugarinović (Marfa), Anita Mezetova (Susanna), Stepan Andrashevich (A Scribe), Sofija Janković (Emma), Zivojin Milosavljević (Varsonofiev), Krsta Krstić (Kuzka), Živojin Iovanović (Streshnev),...
What strikes me generally is the modernity of the singing, a confidence that cleanly delivered notes and texts will do the work, without too much reliance on vocal acting…Starc is a lyrically... — More…
3 CDsOriginal price ($22.00) Reduced price $18.75
Miroslav Čangalović (Boris Godunov), Sofija Janković (Feodor Borisovich), Zlata Sesardić (Xenia Borisovna), Milica Miladinović (Xenia’s Nurse), Stepan Andrashevich (Prince Vasily Ivanovich Shuisky), Dušan Popović (Andrej Shchelkalov), Branko Pivnički (Pimen), Miroslav Brajnik (Pretender), Melanija...
Čangalović has a pleasing warm tone as Boris but lacks the true bass weight of Christoff’s ‘gold-brocaded black’ (Michael Oliver’s beautiful description)…The Pimen, Branko Pivnički, is recorded... — More…
2 CDsOriginal price ($17.00) Reduced price $13.50
Orlin Anastassov (Boris), Alessandra Marianelli (Xenia), Pavel Zubov (Fyodor), Ian Storey (Grigory), Vladimir Vaneev (Pimen), Peter Bronder (Prince Shuisky), Vasily Ladjuk (Andrey Shchelkalov), Vladimir Matorin (Varlaam)
Teatro Regio, Torino, Gianandrea Noseda, Andrei Konchalovsky
Konchalovsky sticks to the 1869 original...Orlin Anastassov makes a rich-voiced but wildly over-the-top Godunov...It's good to have the superlative treble Pavel Zubov as Boris's son Fyodor...Best... — More…
Ruggero Raimondi (Boris Godunov), Paul Plishka (Pimen), Kenneth Riegel (Shuisky), Nicolai Gedda (Simpleton), Galina Vishneyevskaya (Marina), Catherine Dubosc (Xenia), Matthew Adam Fish (Feodor), Mira Zakai (Nurse), Vyacheslav Poloznov (Grigory), Misha Raitzin (Missail), Lajos Miller (Shchelkalov)
3 CDsOriginal price ($20.75) Reduced price $16.75
Alexander Welitsch (Boris), Anneliese Rothenberger (Feodor), Margot Guilleaume (Xenia), Maria von Ilosvay (Nurse), Peter Markwort (Shuisky), Georg Hann (Pimen), Rudolf Schock (Grigory/Dimtri), Martha Mödl (Marina Minishek) & Gustav Neidlinger (Varlaam)
NDR Hamburg, Wilhelm Schüchter
2 CDsOriginal price ($13.75) Reduced price $11.00
Sung in English (Rathaus edition)
George London (Boris), Giorgio Tozzi (Pimen), Charles Kullman (Shisky), Blanche Thebom (Marina), Giulio Gari (Grigory), Clifford Harvuot (Rangoni), Lorenzo Alvary (Varlaam), Charles Anthony (Simpleton), Lawrence Davidson (Nikitch), Louis Sgarro (Mitiukha), Thelma Votipka, Arthur Budney, Martha Lipton,...
3 CDsOriginal price ($19.75) Reduced price $15.75