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Dec. 20 2015

2/27/16 – LULU @ 1:00PM

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Metropolitan Opera

Lulu by Alban Berg
adapted by Berg from Frank Wedekind’s two Lulu plays, Erdgeist (Earth Spirit, 1895) and Die Büchse der Pandora (Pandora’s Box, 1904)

Approximate running time: 3 hrs 51 mins

Acclaimed artist and director William Kentridge (The Nose) applies his unique theatrical vision to Berg’s notorious femme fatale who shatters lives, including her own. Soprano Marlis Petersen has excited audiences around the world with her portrayal of the tour-de-force title role, a wild journey of love, obsession, and death. Susan Graham joins a winning cast, including Daniel Brenna and Johan Reuter.

Sung in: GERMAN



James Levine


Marlis Petersen


Susan Graham


Daniel Brenna

The Painter/African Prince

Paul Groves

Dr. Schön/Jack the Ripper

Johan Reuter


Franz Grundheber

Photo Credits: Metropolitan Opera

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