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MTT LEADS THE SF SYMPHONY IN NEW SEMI-STAGED PRODUCTION OF MUSSORGSKY'S BORIS GODUNOV, JUNE 14–15 & 17


SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) leads the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) and Chorus, joined by the Pacific Boychoir and an internationally-renowned cast, in semi-staged performances of the epic political drama Boris Godunov featuring Mussorgsky’s original orchestrationJune 14–15 & 17 at Davies Symphony Hall. Inspired by Pushkin's Shakespearean tragedy, the work follows the rise and fall of the 16th-century Tsar Boris Godunov in a story underpinned by ambition, power, and betrayal. The production, conceived by MTT and directed by James Darrah, features original lighting design by Pablo Santiago, projection design by Adam Larsen, and scenic & costume design by Emily Anne MacDonald & Cameron Jaye Mock . This same world-class creative team has previously collaborated with MTT and the SFS on critically-acclaimed productions including Peer Gynt in 2013, Peter Grimes in 2014, and, most recently, On the Town in 2016.  Read more. 

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