Great Performances

René Pape performs Scene VII of Boris Godunov

Clip: Season 49 Episode 17 | 2m 29s

René Pape, playing the title character in Boris Godunov, performs a section of Scene VII. In Modest Mussorgsky's opera, the Russian Tsar finds himself caught between his own ambition and his growing paranoia.

Aired: 02/06/22

Rating: NR

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