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Boris Godunov - Preview

Preview: Season 5 | 31s

Adapted from a play by Alexander Pushkin about the extraordinary reign of the 16th-century tsar, Boris Godunov is regarded as one of the masterpieces of the Russian operatic repertoire. The Metropolitan Opera's new production of Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov starring Rene Pape as Boris and conducted by Valery Gergiev, will air on Sunday, February 13 at 12 p.m. ET (check local listings).

Aired: 02/12/11

Rating: TV-G

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