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Mar. 02 2013

03/09/13 – Don Carlo – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by  Camille du Locle and François Joseph Méry

Sung in Italian
Approximate running time:  4 hrs. 35 min., including 2 intermissions

DONCARLONicholas Hytner’s powerful 2010 production features a strong cast for Verdi’s epic vision of the Spanish Inquisition. Ramón Vargas sings the title role, joined by Barbara Frittoli, Anna Smirnova, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Ferruccio Furlanetto, and Eric Halfvarson. Lorin Maazel conducts.

Cast/Crew

Conductor: Lorin Maazel

Elisabeth de Valois: Barbara Frittoli
Eboli: Anna Smirnova
Don Carlo: Ramón Vargas
Rodrigo: Dmitri Hvorostovsky
Philip II: Ferruccio Furlanetto
Grand Inquisitor: Eric Halfvarson

Production: Nicholas Hytner
Set & Costume Designer: Bob Crowley
Lighting Designer: Mark Henderson

Photos by Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

 

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