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Dec. 29 2012

01/05/13 – Les Troyens – 12:00PM NOON

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Metropolitan Opera

Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz
Libretto by Hector Berlioz

Sung in French
Approximate running time:  5 hrs. 15 min., including 2 intermissions

troyThe Met offers a rare opportunity to witness Berlioz’s vast epic, last performed at the Met in 2003. Deborah Voigt, Susan Graham, Brian Hymel, and Dwayne Croft lead the starry cast, portraying characters from the Trojan War. Met Principal Conductor Fabio Luisi marshals the large-scale musical forces.

 

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Fabio Luisi

Cassandra: Deborah Voigt
Dido: Susan Graham
Anna: Karen Cargill
Aeneas: Bryan Hymel
Iopas: Eric Cutler
Chorèbe: Dwayne Croft
Narbal: Kwangchul Youn

Production: Francesca Zambello
Set Designer: Maria Bjørnson
Costume Designer: Anita Yavich
Lighting Designer: James F. Ingalls

Photos by Cory Weaver/Metropolitan Opera

 

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