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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: Jacques Offenbach
Librettist: Jules Barbier
Levine; Kim, Netrebko, Gubanova, Calleja, HeldMetropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 49 min.
Bartlett Sher’s imaginative production, with sets by Michael Yeargan and costumes by Catherine Zuber, explores all the riches of Offenbach’s fantastical tale. Joseph Calleja is the poet Hoffmann who is enthralled by a variety of women—neither of which turns out to be the perfect creature he envisions. Kathleen Kim scales the vocal heights of the me...
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Librettist: Giovanni Ruffini and Gaetano Donizetti
Levine; Netrebko, Polenzani, Kwiecien, Del CarloMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 22 min.
Donizetti’s timeless comedy shines in Otto Schenk’s enchanting production, conducted by James Levine and featuring a remarkable cast. The incomparable Anna Netrebko is Norina, the young widow beloved by Ernesto (a suave Matthew Polenzani), who is about to be disinherited by his miserly uncle, Don Pasquale (John Del Carlo). It takes the clever schem...
Benini; Netrebko, Polenzani, Kwiecien, MaestriMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Anna Netrebko as the beautiful and wealthy Adina leads the cast in Barlett Sher’s production of Donizetti’s charming comedy, first seen on Opening Night of the Met’s 2012–13 season. Matthew Polenzani is Nemorino, the poor but good-hearted country boy who wins her love—with the help of the magic “elixir” sold by the quack Dulcamara, played by Ambrog...
Composer: Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Librettist: Konstantin Shilovsky and the composer, based on the novel in verse by Alexander Pushkin
Gergiev; Netrebko, Beczala, Kwiecien, TanovitskiMetropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus, and Ballet
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 53 min.
Deborah Warner’s new production of Tchaikovsky’s tragic romance, directed by Fiona Shaw, opened the Met’s 2013–14 season. Anna Netrebko stars as Tatiana, the young woman whose impulsive declaration of love is coolly rejected by Mariusz Kwiecien’s Onegin—with unexpected consequences years later. Piotr Beczala is Lenski, the friend-turned-rival Onegi...
Composer: Gaetano Donizetti
Librettist: Salvatore Cammarano
Armiliato; Netrebko, Beczala, Kwiecien, AbdrazakovMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
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: Giuseppe Verdi
Librettist: Francesco Maria Piave and Andrea Maffe
Luisi; Netrebko, Calleja, Lučić, PapeMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Star soprano Anna Netrebko created a sensation with her riveting performance as the malevolent Lady Macbeth, the central character in Verdi’s retelling of Shakespeare’s tragedy. She is joined by Željko Lučić, who brings dramatic intensity and vocal authority to the title role of the honest general driven to murder and deceit by his ambitious wife. ...
Composer: Jules Massenet
Librettist: Henri Meilhac and Philippe Gille
Luisi; Netrebko, Beczala, Szot, PittsingerMetropolitan Opera Orchestra, Chorus and Ballet
Star soprano Anna Netrebko scored a triumph in Laurent Pelly’s acclaimed 2012 production, singing the title heroine for the first time at the Met. Manon’s story—from innocent country girl to celebrated courtesan to destitute prisoner—is one of the great tragic tales in literature and music, and this performance brings out all of its colors, as seen...
Composer: Vincenzo Bellini
Librettist: Carlo Pepoli
Summers; Netrebko, Cutler, Vassallo, RelyeaMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 35 min.
Soprano Anna Netrebko took New York by storm when she performed the role of the fragile Puritan maiden Elvira. Her daring take on the heroine’s famous mad scene earned her rapturous standing ovations from sold-out houses night after night. Overflowing with ravishing arias and ensembles, this bel canto gem also stars Eric Cutler as Elvira’s love A...
Composer: Charles Gounod
Librettist: Jules Barbier and Michel Carré
Domingo; Netrebko, Alagna, Gunn, LloydMetropolitan 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 wit...
Composer: Giacomo Puccini
Librettist: Luigi Illica
Armiliato; Netrebko, Cabell, Beczala, Finley, GradusMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 1 hrs. 52 min.
Puccini’s beloved tale of Parisian Bohemian life—with its colorful locales and characters—is just as popular with singers as it is with audiences. Star soprano Anna Netrebko is the poor seamstress Mimì who falls for her handsome poet neighbor, Rodolfo (tenor Piotr Beczala). Meanwhile, Rodolfo’s friend Marcello (Gerald Finley) rekindles his raucous ...
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte
Cambreling; Radvanovsky, Diener, Netrebko, Trost, Mattei, FurlanettoMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 52 min.
“The Rake Punished” is the subtitle of Mozart’s great opera. But until he’s finally dragged, unrepentant, to hell for his sins and misdeeds, the charismatic Don Giovanni cuts quite a figure indeed. He’s the ultimate bad guy: he lies, he seduces, he murders, but when he’s not around life is pretty dull. Dashing Peter Mattei is the enticing Don and F...
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