Posts Tagged ‘Metropolitan Opera’

Dec. 06 2011

12/10/11 Faust – Gounod 1:00

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Conductor: Yannick Nézet-Séguin Approximate running time 3 hrs. 40 min. With Jonas Kaufmann in the title role, René Pape as the devil, and Marina Poplavskaya as Marguerite, Gounod’s classic retelling of the Faust legend couldn’t be better served. Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff updates the story to the first half of the 20th century with […]

Nov. 28 2011

12/03/11 Rodelinda – George Frideric Handel 1:00 PM

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sung in Italian Librettist: Nicola Haym Conductor: Harry Bicket Approximate running time 3 hrs. 50 min. Sensational in the 2004 Met premiere of Stephen Wadsworth’s much-heralded production, Renée Fleming reprises the title role. She’s joined by Stephanie Blythe and countertenor Andreas Scholl, and Baroque specialist Harry Bicket conducts. Cast Rodelinda: Renée Fleming Eduige: Stephanie Blythe […]

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