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Browse: Mussorgsky - Boris Godunov
This page lists all recordings of Boris Godunov by Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky (1839-81).
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…
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 CDs($15.75) $12.75
Robert Lloyd (Boris), Olga Borodina (Marina), Alexei Steblianko (Girgory/False Dmitry), Sergei Leiferkus (Rangoni), Larissa Diadkova (Fyodor), Evgeni Boitsov (Shuisky), Alexander Morozov (Pimen), Vladimir Ognovienko (Varlaam), Olga Kondina (Xenia), Ludmila Filatova (Hostess), Vladimir Solodovnikov...
Film director Andrei Tarkovsky, famous for science- fiction classics Solaris and Stalker and the historical epic Andrei Rublev, was a master of symbolic effect – the gigantic pendulum, the grotesquely... — 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 CDs($19.75) $15.75
including Putilin, Vaneev & Borodina
Kirov Opera & Orchestra, St. Petersburg, Valery Gergiev
What we have here is, literally, two operas for the price of one. That's to say, the two discs containing Mussorgsky's first Boris Godunov and the three containing his second are available at... — More…
Anatoly Kocherga (Boris), Marjana Lipovsek (Marina), Samuel Ramey (Pimen), Sergei Larin (Grigory), Sergei Leiferkus (Rangoni), Philip Langridge (Shuisky), Valentina Valente (Xenia), Elena Zaremba (Hostess), Alexander Fedin (Simpleton)
Slovak Philharmonic Chorus, Berlin Radio Chorus, Tölzer...
Boris Christoff (Boris Godunov), Josephine Veasey (Feodor), Joan Carlyle (Xenia), John Lanigan (Shuisky), Geraint Evans (Shchelkalov), Joseph Roleau (Pimen), Joseph Gostic (Grigory), Regina Resnik (Marina), David Kelly (Varlaam), Edith Coates (Hostess)
Royal Opera House, Rafael Kubelik
3 CDs($18.00) $14.25
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