New production captured live from Opéra Bastille, Paris, 7 Jun 2018.
Celebrated director Ivo Van Hove, no stranger to grand political frescos, will debut at the Paris Opera with a new production of Moussorgski's magnificent meditation on the solitude of power. Based on an epic poem by Pushkin, this grand opera follows the dazzling, tortured reign of the titular Tsar of Russia (1598-1605), brilliant bass IldarAbdrazakov, who seizes the throne as society around him is on the threshold of moral crisis. (Sung in Russian, with English subtitles)
Director: Ivo Van Hove; Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski; Cast: Ildar Abdrazakov, Dmitry Golovnin; Duration: Approx2h10 no interval.
Screening Sunday 22 July 2018, 10.30am exclusive to Cinema Paradiso.
Tickets: Adult $24; senior $18; Luna Privilege $21