Khovanshchina Approximate running time 4 hrs. 10 min.Mussorgsky’s sweeping epic, set during the reign of Peter the Great, is back on the Met stage for the first time in more than a decade. Olga Borodina and Ildar Abdrazakov lead an all-star Russian cast, conducted by Kirill Petrenko.SYNOPSISMoscow, late 17th century. The death of the young Tsar Fyodor III. has left Russia with a crisis of succession. Supported by Prince Ivan Khovansky, commander of the streltsy guards, Fyodor’s sickly brother Ivan and his half-brother Peter (later the Great) have been installed as joint rulers, with their older sister Sophia acting as regent. Sophia has allied herself with Prince Vasily Golitsyn, a powerful courtier and liberal politician, who is also her lover

PRODUCTION CREDITSProduction: August EverdingSet Designer: Ming Cho LeeCostume Designer: John ConklinLighting Designer: Gil WechslerChoreographer: Benjamin Millepied

INTERMISSIONSNoon performances: at approx.12:50 pm and 3 pm7 pm performances: at approx.7:50 pm and 10 pm7:30 pm performances: at approx.8:20 pm and 10:30 pmPerformance Dates/Tickets and Infohttp://www.metoperafamily.org/opera/khovanshchina-mussorgsky-tickets.aspx?utm_source=mail2&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Untitled_2_22_112