BORIS GODUNOV by Modest Mussorgsky A Russian czar is haunted by a horrible act he committed years earlier. This concise original version of Mussorgsky’s masterpiece creates a theatrical experience of searing intensity. Legendary bass Samuel Ramey wows audiences in the title role.
In conjunction with the San Francisco Opera, Village Centre Cinemas in Pullman, Washington, presents the Palouse Grand Opera Cinema -Series 4 for Fall 2013. Recorded live in high-definition at San Francisco’s historic War Memorial Opera House, this series will offer productions on select Sunday afternoons and Wednesday evenings.
The remaining three productions will be: Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky), October 6 & 9; Lucrezia Borgia (Donizetti), November 17 & 20; Aida (Verdi), December 8 & 11. The Sunday presentations will include pre-production discussions featuring faculty from the WSU and UI Music Departments, Pamela Bathurst, Brian Carter, Sheila Converse, and Julie Ann Wieck, that will start at 1:00 p.m. with the operas themselves beginning at 2:00 p.m.
On Wednesdays, the operas will begin at 6:30 p.m. Admission for each opera will be $14.00 per person. A four-admission ticket, good for four single admissions to any presentation, will be available for $40.00. Tickets are available at the Village Centre Cinemas box office in Pullman.