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Jan. 19 2013

01/26/13 – La Rondine – 1PM

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Metropolitan Opera

La Rondine by Giacomo Puccini
Libretto by Giuseppe Adami

Sung in Italian
Approximate running time:  2 hrs. 24 min., including 1 intermission

rondineThis is Puccini at his melodic best, as soprano Kristine Opolais makes a notable debut in the title role of this romantic, bittersweet comedy. Tenor Giuseppe Filianoti is her passionate but mismatched lover. Ion Marin conducts.

A co-production of Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

 

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Ion Marin

Magda: Kristine Opolais
Lisette: Anna Christy
Ruggero: Giuseppe Filianoti
Prunier: Marius Brenciu
Rambaldo: Dwayne Croft

Production: Nicolas Joël
Set Designer: Ezio Frigerio
Costume Designer: Franca Squarciapino
Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler

Photos by Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

 

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