Please be advised that the following information refers to a production from the Met's 2011-2012
season. Explore our 2015-16 Metropolitan Opera Season to view the current repertory.
Approximate running time 4 hrs. 10 min.
"Khovanshchina burns white-hot" (New York Times).
Mussorgsky's sweeping epic, set during the reign of Peter the Great, is back on the Met stage for the first time in more than a decade, in a revival that is "blazingly sung, acted with conviction and conducted with intensity by Kirill Petrenko" (New York Times). "Olga Borodina's performance as Marfa is a perfect match of voice and temperamentŠ riveting" (AP). The all-star Russian cast also includes Ildar Abdrazakov, Anatoli Kotscherga, George Gagnidze, Misha Didyk, and Vladimir Galouzine. "The chorus and orchestra turned in superhuman performances" (New York Post).
Performance Dates/Tickets and Info
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