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Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Librettist: Felice Romani
Armiliato; Netrebko, Gubanova, Costello, AbdrazakovMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 3 hrs. 10 min.
David McVicar's atmospheric and brooding production captures the drama of this riveting piece of British history, retold as only Donizetti could. International superstar Anna Netrebko is Queen Anne Boleyn, trapped in an unhappy marriage to King Henry VIII (Ildar Abdrazakov) whose roving eye has settled on another woman—Jane Seymour (Ekaterina Guban...
Composer: Georges Bizet
Librettist: Henri Meilhac & Ludovic Halévy
Heras-Casado; Hartig, Rachvelishvili, Antonenko, AbdrazakovMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 51 min.
Georgian mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili gives a dynamic performance as Bizet’s iconic gypsy, the woman who lives by her own rules. Aleksandrs Antonenko is Don José, the soldier who falls under her spell, and Ildar Abdrazakov plays Escamillo, the swaggering bullfighter who takes Carmen away from Don José—an action that seals Carmen’s tragic fate...
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Librettist: Salvatore Cammarano
Armiliato; Netrebko, Beczala, Kwiecien, AbdrazakovMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 22 min.
Star soprano Anna Netrebko adds Donizetti’s hapless heroine to her growing list of Met triumphs in this production by Mary Zimmerman that updates the events to the 19th century. Rising young tenor sensation Piotr Beczala is Edgardo and Mariusz Kwiecien plays Lucia’s brother Enrico whose brutal authority forces her to deny her heart and marry for th...
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte
Levine; Majeski, Petersen, Leonard, Mattei, AbdrazakovMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 3 hrs. 18 min.
Richard Eyre’s elegant production, which opened the Met’s 2014–15 season, sets the action of Mozart’s timeless social comedy in a manor house in 1930s Seville. Ildar Abdrazakov leads the cast as the resourceful Figaro set on outwitting his master, the philandering Count Almaviva, played by Peter Mattei. Marlis Petersen sings Susanna, the object of ...
Composer: Alexander Borodin
Librettist: Alexander Borodin, after a scenario by Vladimir Stasov
Noseda; Dyka, Rachvelishvili, Semishkur, Abdrazakov, Petrenko, Kocán Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet
Approximate running time: 3 hrs. 22 min.
Dmitri Tcherniakov’s acclaimed new production of Borodin’s Russian epic—the opera’s first Met staging in nearly a century—stars Ildar Abdrazakov in the title role of the tormented prince who leads his army against the Polovtsians. The stellar all-Russian-language cast also includes Oksana Dyka as his wife, Yaroslavna, Anita Rachvelishvili as Koncha...
Composer: Charles Gounod
Benini; Swenson, Vargas, Yun, AbdrazakovMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 31 min.
Gounod’s supremely romantic adaptation of Goethe’s play stars Ramón Vargas in the title role of the aging scientist who enters into a bargain with the devil to relive his youth. Ruth Ann Swenson is the innocent Marguerite, the object of Faust’s affection, and Ildar Abdrazakov sings Méphistophélès. Yung Yun and Karine Deshayes co-star as Valentin, M...
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