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Saint-Saëns

Samson et Dalila

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Plácido Domingo (Samson) and Denyce Graves (Dalila) give a searing demonstration of “onstage chemistry.” Certainly no one could possibly doubt that this Samson and Dalila were fated to be together, regardless of all the obstacles put in their way. Graves’s sultry, come-hither voice perfectly complements Domingo’s honeyed tenor. With Sergei Leiferkus’s authoritative High Priest.

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Performance Info

Performance Date

Feb 28, 1998

Composer

Camille Saint-Saëns

Librettist

Ferdinand Lemaire

Run Time

2 HRS 04 MIN

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet