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 new account, based on live performances, is beautifully sung and played, and recorded in surround sound. — More…
Nicolai Ghiaurov (Boris), Olivera Miljakovic (Fyodor), Aleksei Maslennikov (Shuisky/Simpleton), Martti Talvela (Pimen), Ludovic Spiess (Grigory/False Dmitry), Anton Diakov (Varlaam), Nadejda Dobrianova (Xenia), Galina Vishnevskaya (Marina)
Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan
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…
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…
Alexander Tsymbalyuk (Boris), Yulia Sokolik (Fyodor), Eri Nakamura (Xenia), Heike Grötzinger (Nurse), Gerhard Siegel (Schuisky), Markus Eiche (Andrey), Anatoli Kotscherga (Pimen), Sergey Skorokhodov (Grigory), Vladimir Matorin (Varlaam) Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Kent Nagano, Calixto Bieito
the updating seems neither modish nor forced, and is carried out with economy and intelligence...There's no dip in commitment anywhere in the cast. Tsymbalyuk's Boris, sung in a pleasingly smooth,... — More…
Evgeny Nesterenko (Boris), Vladislav Piavko (Grigory/False Dmitry), Tamara Sinyavskaya (Marina), Alexander Vedernikov (Pimen), Artur Eisen (Varlaam), Vladimir Kudriashov (Shuisky), Alexander Arkhipov (Missail), Tatyana Yerastova (Fyodor), Nina Lebendeva (Xenia), Larissa Nikitina (Hostess), Alexander...
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...
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