Met Opera on Demand Catalog
Roméo et Juliette
(Dec. 15, 2007)
Composer: Charles Gounod
Librettist: Jules Barbier and Michel Carré
Domingo; Netrebko, Alagna, Gunn, Lloyd
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 51 min.
The world’s most famous love story comes to operatic life with superstars Anna Netrebko and Roberto Alagna playing the star-crossed young couple. The abandon and ardor of their performances brought audiences to their feet in both the opera house and in movie theaters. And the unique, up-close-and-personal camerawork takes the viewer onstage to witness some of the production’s most memorable images and sultriest moments as never before.