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Mar. 22 2015

05/02/15 – Un Ballo in Maschera – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera

Un Ballo in Maschera by Giuseppe Verdi
Libretto by Antonio Somma

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 20 min.

ballo_met15Tenor Piotr Beczala sings King Gustavo for the first time at the Met in his very first collaboration with Music Director James Levine. Sondra Radvanovsky, Dolora Zajick, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky reprise their acclaimed interpretations in the revival of David Alden’s film noir-inspired production.

Sung in Italian

Cast

Conductor: James Levine
Madame Arvidsson: Dolora Zajick
Gustavo III: Piotr Beczala
Anckarström: Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Production Team

Production: David Alden
Set Designer: Paul Steinberg
Costume Designer: Brigitte Reiffenstuel
Lighting Designer: Adam Silverman
Choreographer: Maxine Braham
Photo credits: Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

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