First Look at Paris Opera’s New Boris Godunov, Directed by Ivo van Hove

Classic Arts News   First Look at Paris Opera’s New Boris Godunov, Directed by Ivo van Hove
 
The production runs through July 12 at the Opéra Bastille.
Ildar Abdrazakov
Ildar Abdrazakov Agathe Poupeney / Opéra national de Paris

A new staging of Modeste Moussorgski’s Boris Godunov, directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove, opened in Paris on June 7. The Paris Opera production, performed at the Opéra Bastille, continues through July 12.

The opening night cast included Ildar Abdrazakov in the title role, Ain Anger as Pimène, and Evdokia Malevskaya as Fiodor, and Ruzan Mantashyan as Xenia.

Van Hove is also slated to helm a new production of Don Giovanni at Paris Opera before the staging plays New York's Metropolitan Opera.

Flip through photos of the production below:


For more on the production, visit operadeparis.fr.

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