Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Arrigo Boito
Sung in Italian
Approximate running time 2 hrs. 50 min.
An undisputed master of Verdi’s final comic masterpiece, James Levine conducts Robert Carsen’s acclaimed production, the first new Met Falstaff since 1964. Ambrogio Maestri sings the role of the blustery Sir John Falstaff, opposite a marvelous ensemble cast.
Falstaff is a co-production of the Metropolitan Opera; Royal Opera House, Covent Garden;
Teatro alla Scala, Milan; the Canadian Opera Company, Toronto; and De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam.
Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera