Khovanshchina
Performances Sat 12 April, 5 pm Premiere / Mon 21 April, 5 pm
Price category EUR 490 / 430 / 310 / 230 / 170 / 100 / 40 / 55 (Wheelchair)
Venue Großes Festspielhaus

KHOVANSHCHINA

Modest P. Mussorgsky (1839–1881)
National Music Drama in five acts
Text by the composer after Vladimir Vassilievich Stassov

Subscription I: 12 April, 5 pm – Premiere
»A Trio for You«: 21 April, 5 pm
Subscription II:
21 April, 5 pm

»The special thing about »Khovanshchina« is that if you changed a few names in the libretto, it would discribe current events. I can't think of any other opera where that would be the case.«

Esa-Pekka Salonen
Conductor

Cast

Conductor ESA-PEKKA SALONEN
Production SIMON MCBURNEY
Sets REBECCA RINGST
Costumes CHRISTINA CUNNINGHAM
Co-Director / Choreography LEAH HAUSMAN
Videodesign WILL DUKE
Dramaturgy / Advisor GERARD MCBURNEY

Prince Ivan Khovansky VITALIJ KOWALJOW
Prince Andrei Khovansky THOMAS ATKINS
Prince Vassily Galitsin MATTHEW WHITE
The Boyar Shaklovity ANDRÈ SCHUEN
Dosifei AIN ANGER
Marfa NADEZHDA KARYAZINA
A Scribe WOLFGANG ABLINGER-SPERRHACKE
Emma NATALIA TANASII
Susanna ALLISON COOK
Kuska THEO LEBOW

Orchestra & Chorus

NEW PRODUCTION

Co-production with the Metropolitan Opera New York

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