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Apr. 05 2014

04/12/14 – Andrea Chénier – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

Andrea Chénier by Umberto Giordano
Libretto by Luigi Illica

Sung in Italian

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 5 min, two intermissions

Andrea ChenierAfter their powerful pairing in Il Trovatore, Marcelo Álvarez and Patricia Racette reunite in Giordano’s melodramatic story of life in times of revolutionary fervor, a passionate tale of the ill-fated love of a dashing poet and an aristocratic lady, set against the backdrop of the French Revolution.


Conductor: Gianandrea Noseda

Maddalena: Patricia Racette
Andrea Chénier: Marcelo Álvarez
Gérard: Željko Lucic

Production: Nicolas Joël
Set and Costume Designer: Hubert Monloup
Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler

Photo credits: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

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