Definitions

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  • noun czar of Russia (1551-1605)

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Examples

  • This he drove to a corner close to the American Embassy, and a place called Boris Godunov's, a friendly and warm bar.

    The Bear and the Dragon

  • I was well into my 20s when I finally put it together that Boris Badenov was a play on an opera called Boris Godunov.

    NPR Topics: News

  • "I don't think 'Boris Godunov' necessarily lends itself to a giant, phantasmagorical reinterpretation," Mr. Gordon said.

    After an Abrupt Exit, Opera Changes Key

  • The Met saw a number of firsts: "Boris Godunov," in English, as well as Mr. Siepi's first "Don" Giovanni in 1952.

    Opera singer Cesare Siepi dies at 87

  • That approach may come in handy for "Boris Godunov," a late-19th century work written by Modest Mussorgsky about the titular Russian Tsar that features a significant chorus.

    After an Abrupt Exit, Opera Changes Key

  • Next month the Kirov season opens with the opera "Boris Godunov," preceded by a screening of the Harrison Ford action flick "K-19: The Widowmaker" (additional testimony to Gergiev's eclectic style -- and occasional failures of judgment).

    Fall Arts Preview: Gergiev Goes Global

  • "Boris Godunov" has been absent from the Lyric stage for 17 years.

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  • "Boris Godunov," as well as his prose and poetic fairytales, have become much-loved classics of Russian literature.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • Along with Mr. Decker, two other directors will be making their first appearances at the house: Peter Stein was assigned "Boris Godunov" (Valery Gergiev will conduct) and Nicholas Hytner will bring in his "Don Carlo," a co-production with the Royal Opera in London, where it premiered in 2008.

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  • "Boris Godunov," starring René Pape in his first Met Godunov - one of the premier singing-acting bass roles.

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