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Mar. 07 2015

03/14/15 – La Donna del Lago – 1:00pm

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Metropolitan Opera

La Donna del Lago by Gioachino Rossini
Libretto by Andrea Leone Tottola

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 5 min.

donna_met15Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of bel canto virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands. DiDonato is the “lady of the lake” of the title, and Flórez is the king who relentlessly pursues her, with their vocal fireworks embellishing the tragic plot. This Met premiere production is directed by Paul Curran and conducted by Michele Mariotti.

Sung in Italian

Cast

Conductor: Michele Mariotti
Elena: Joyce DiDonato
Malcolm Groeme: Daniela Barcellona
Giacomo V: Juan Diego Flórez
Rodrigo di Dhu: John Osborn
Duglas d’Angus: Oren Gradus

Production Team

Production: Paul Curran
Set & Costume Designer: Kevin Knight
Lighting Designer: Duane Schuler
Projection Designer: Driscoll Otto
Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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