Boris Godunov

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Synonyms for Boris Godunov

czar of Russia (1551-1605)

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To demonstrate this, he dredges Military Chancellery document convoys between 1618 and 1628, the 1627 Boiarskaia kniga (Boyar Book), the 1.599 confirmation document for Boris Godunov's election one year before, and a similar 1616 item for Mikhail's 1613 election to the throne.
His beautifully textured, dark-hued voice encompassed a wide vocal range, from the depths of Boris Godunov to the baritone role of Amonasro in Verdi's "Aida" (the role of his 1951 Metropolitan Opera debut).
There's plenty for concertgoers to enjoy with a programme that includes Shostakovich's Festive Overture, the Adagio from Spartacus, Coronation Scene from Mussorgsky's opera Boris Godunov, Irving Berlin's There's No Business Like Show Business, Breezing Down Broadway and Bernstein's Dances from West Side Stor y.
The Church's ability to play a central role in the process of legitimation was a function of two factors: the structural position of the Church in the hierarchy of the Orthodox church-state that Muscovy had become, and the accession of Boris Godunov to the throne, a development that contradicted the principle of heredity that had formerly governed the succession and thereby created a need for a new notion of legitimation.
Likewise, Russian bass Boris Christoff is an exemplary singing actor whom we wish we could see in more than the Death Scene from Boris Godunov.
During the summer in Logan, the five-week Utah Festival Opera returns for the 2011 season with performances of "Don Giovanni", "South Pacific", "Oliver!" (starring Michael Ballam as Fagan) and "Boris Godunov".
With the tragicall ends of two Emperors, and one Empresse, within one Moneth during his being there (London, 1605) in which the fall of the Tsar, Boris Godunov, is compared to Hamlet, only to repeat her claim about the modern refusal of history.
9-10 with Das Rheingold and continue with Boris Godunov (Oct.
This was followed by a Russian music concert series: the opera Boris Godunov at the Paris Opera and then, in 1909, the triumphant arrival of the Ballets Russes, featuring dancers from St.
"Boris Godunov," Pushkin's epic play about the fierce internal struggles for the Russian crown after the death of Ivan the Terrible, is overtly political to begin with.
Tsars and pretenders; Boris Godunov and Russia's time of troubles.
Acclaimed Barcelona-based company La Fura dels Baus presented its radical Boris Godunov at Madrid's Centro Dramatico Nacional, incorporating a true-to-life event of terrorists taking over a theatre (in the middle of a performance of Boris Godunov) and holding the audience and actors captive for several days.
Heinz Kneip of Regensburg draws a comparison between Mickiewicz's Dziady III and Pushkin's Boris Godunov, rightly asserting that both works are dramas of ideas that engage issues of the nature of Russian autocracy, each dramatizing in its own way the conflict between authority and opposition, and drawing parallels between the Decembrists and the Polish uprising of 1830-1.
As if this burst of love/would turn the empty streets of Petersburg/into a set for Boris Godunov.//He thinks a royalist Russia would delight/In festivals, would never drop the bomb./And you can find him on the Internet/at to protect my friend, who might have been/a national treasure once, almost a saint?// only wish there were an NEA/with grants for the incorrigibly quaint,//or Shelters for the Harmlessly Obsessed/(unworldly, therefore not completely sane)./Without its nest, the Great or Common Crackpot/may never breed again.