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Mar. 22 2015

04/04/15 – Ernani – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera

Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on the play Hernani by Victor Hugo.

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 25 min.

ErnaniJames Levine and Plácido Domingo reunite for Levine’s first Met Ernani since 1983 and Domingo’s first-ever performances of the baritone role of Don Carlo. Francesco Meli stars in the title role, and Angela Meade is the soprano heroine Elvira, caught between rivals for her love.

Sung in Italian


Conductor: James Levine
Elvira: Angela Meade
Ernani: Francesco Meli
Don Carlo: Plácido Domingo
de Silva: Dimitry Belosselskiy

Production Team

Production: PierLuigi Samaritani
Set Designer: PierLuigi Samaritani
Costume Designer: Peter J. Hall
Lighting Designer: Gil Wechsler
Photo credits: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera
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