Luisi; Monastyrska, Borodina, Alagna, Gagnidze, Kocán
Gatti; Urmana, Zajick, Botha, Guelfi, Scandiuzzi
Levine; Millo, Zajick, Domingo, Milnes, Kavrakos
Superstar tenor Luciano Pavarotti sings Radamès, the heroic leader of the Egyptian army, in his final Met broadcast. He is surrounded by a superb cast led by the two ladies who compete for his attention. Deborah Voigt is a melting Aida, the captured Ethiopian princess forced to become a slave to Pharaoh’s daughter, Amneris, sung by the spectacular Olga Borodina. James Levine conducts.
Hansel and Gretel
Dec 18-Jan 8
Returning for the holidays, this season's family entertainingment is richard Jone' witty production of Humperdinck's fairy-tale opera, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, in whcih two children facre against a wicked witch.