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Nov. 17 2017

12/16/17 – Norma – 1pm

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Metropolitan Opera

VINCENZO BELLINI
Norma

“Ponselle, Milanov, Sutherland, Callas … after last night, Radvanovsky can add her name to the list,” declared the Huffington Post when Sondra Radvanovsky made her Met role debut as Norma in 2013. The 2017–18 season opens with a new production of Bellini’s masterpiece, starring Radvanovsky as the Druid priestess and Joyce DiDonato as her archrival, Adalgisa—a casting coup for bel canto fans. Tenor Joseph Calleja is Pollione, Norma’s unfaithful lover, and Carlo Rizzi conducts. Sir David McVicar’s evocative production sets the action deep in a Druid forest where nature and ancient ritual rule.

SUNG IN Italian

ESTIMATED RUN TIME: 3 HRS 4 MINS

Front page photo: Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera

CONDUCTOR Joseph Colaneri

Angela Meade

NORMA Angela Meade

ADALGISA Jamie Barton

Joseph Calleja

POLLIONE Joseph Calleja

Matthew Rose

OROVESO Matthew Rose

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