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Dec. 07 2013

12/14/13 – Falstaff – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

Falstaff by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Arrigo Boito

Sung in Italian
Approximate running time 2 hrs. 50 min.

falstaff_met13An 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.

 

Cast/Crew

ConductorJames Levine
NannettaLisette Oropesa
AliceAngela Meade
Mrs. QuicklyStephanie Blythe
Meg PageJennifer Johnson Cano
FentonPaolo Fanale
FalstaffAmbrogio Maestri
FordFranco Vassallo

ProductionRobert Carsen
Set DesignerPaul Steinberg
Costume DesignerBrigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting DesignersRobert Carsen,Peter Van Praet

Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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