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Jan. 29 2012

02/04/12 – Anna Bolena – 1:00PM

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by Gaetanto Donizatti

Librettist Felice Romani
sung in Itanlian

Anna Netrebko opens the Met season with her portrayal of the ill-fated queen driven insane by her unfaithful king. She sings one of opera’s greatest mad scenes in this Met premiere production by David McVicar. Ekaterina Gubanova is her rival, Jane Seymour, Ildar Abdrazakov sings Henry VIII, and Marco Armiliato conducts.

Cast

Conductor: Marco Armiliato
Anna Bolena: Anna Netrebko
Giovanna Seymour: Ekaterina Gubanova
Smeaton: Tamara Mumford
Lord Riccardo Percy: Stephen Costello
Enrico VIII: Ildar Abdrazakov

The Production Team

Production: David McVicar
Set Designer: Robert Jones
Costume Designer: Jenny Tiramani
Lighting Designer: Paule Constable
Choreographer: Andrew George

 

 

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