Posts Tagged ‘Metropolitan Opera’

Dec. 11 2011

12/17/11– Madama Butterfly Puccini 1:00

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Conductor: Plácido Domingo Approximate running time 3 hrs. 10 min. The 2011-2012 Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast season continues with a live broadcast of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, starring the Chinese soprano Liping Zhang, in her network broadcast debut. Zhang sings the title role of the young Japanese bride whose marriage to an American naval officer leads […]

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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