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PostPosted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:57 pm    Post subject: Boris Godunov Reply with quote

Sir Bryn as the tormented Tsar Boris in Richard Jones's production of Musorgsky's magnificent opera.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RGzcPfLcks

https://www.roh.org.uk/productions/boris-godunov-by-richard-jones
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Terfel's tsar, though he becomes the centre of the first version, never dominates in the histrionic fashion of Chaliapin or Christoff. Sung and acted with the natural authority which explains the firm decisions of Boris's reign - perhaps we should phoneticize it to "Ba-rees" to prevent any shades of a horror rule to come - it's also a characterisation to embrace the ruler's unsentimental love for his children, and compelling soft phrasing turns the death scene visionary. If anything, it's enriched since the first run.


https://theartsdesk.com/opera/boris-godunov-royal-opera-review-cool-and-surgical-periodic-chills
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D9dUexeX4AI44RU.jpg

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D9dUisRXkAcBa8f.jpg

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D9dUlfrXYAIuuC6.jpg



Terfel's tsar, though he becomes the centre of the first version, never dominates in the histrionic fashion of Chaliapin or Christoff. Sung and acted with the natural authority which explains the firm decisions of Boris's reign - perhaps we should phoneticize it to "Ba-rees" to prevent any shades of a horror rule to come - it's also a characterisation to embrace the ruler's unsentimental love for his children, and compelling soft phrasing turns the death scene visionary. If anything, it's enriched since the first run.

https://theartsdesk.com/opera/boris-godunov-royal-opera-review-cool-and-surgical-periodic-chills

Terfel’s delivery encompasses the noble melismas, the tender lyricism, the sighs, the groans, the growls. It’s not always a pretty sound, and there may be some diminution of lustre in this great singer’s tone, but it’s a terrific portrayal.

https://www.standard.co.uk/go/london/arts/boris-godunov-review-royal-opera-house-a4171721.html


Bryn Terfel is the troubled Tsar, taking us inside his head and singing powerfully, but with a fragility that informs every word. Terfel may have reached the age and status that stage actors need to deliver a rounded King Lear - Boris is a murderer, but we cannot help but sympathise with him, as his mind jumps between nightmares and reality. Terfel's marshalling of the music in that cause is masterful, the intensity of its melodies allowing the acting to be understated, and all the more chilling as a result.

https://www.broadwayworld.com/westend/article/BWW-Review-BORIS-GODUNOV-Royal-Opera-House-20190620



https://www.roh.org.uk/news/your-reaction-what-did-you-think-of-the-royal-operas-boris-godunov?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ROH 2019, so far.

https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=terfel%20roh%202019&sort=date-posted-desc&z=m&advanced=1
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