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Russian Heroes in Opera and Film: Alexander Nevsky

January 22, 2014

On the occasion of The Metropolitan Opera's new production of Alexander Borodin's epic opera Prince Igor, directed by Dmitri Tcherniakov, the Film Society will present a screening of Sergei Eisenstein's epic Russian film Alexander Nevsky, preceded by a discussion exploring the role of powerful leaders in the creation of the Russian nation. Tcherniakov and Music Historian and Professor Simon Morrison (Princeton University) will join a panel discussion, with an introduction by Peter Gelb, General Manager of the Met. Read more »

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