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Composer: Gioachino Rossini
Librettist: Cesare Sterbini
Mariotti; Leonard, Brownlee, Maltman, Muraro, BurchuladzeMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 48 min.
A youthful cast brings Rossini’s immortal comedy to sparkling life, led by Christopher Maltman as Figaro, the resourceful barber and man-about-town of the title. The lovely Isabel Leonard is Rosina, the clever young woman at the center of the story, and Lawrence Brownlee sings Count Almaviva, the man who loves her and—with Figaro’s help—rescues her...
Composer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Librettist: Lorenzo da Ponte
Levine; Phillips, Leonard, de Niese, Polenzani, Pogossov, MuraroMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 3 hrs. 22 min.
Met Music director James Levine conducts a cast of youthful stars in Mozart’s sophisticated comedy about testing the ties of love. Susanna Phillips and Isabel Leonard are the sisters Fiordiligi and Dorabella, who are led to believe their fiancés have gone off to war. Matthew Polenzani and Rodion Pogossov are Ferrando and Guglielmo, the lovers who r...
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: Thomas Adès
Librettist: Libretto by Meredith Oakes, after the play by William Shakespeare
Adès; Luna, Leonard, Oke, Shrader, KeenlysideMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 22 min.
Composer Thomas Adès conducts the Met premiere of his powerful opera based on Shakespeare’s last play, in Robert Lepage’s brilliantly inventive production. Simon Keenlyside is the magician Prospero, who conjures the storm that shipwrecks his enemies and sets in motion the course of events. Rising Met stars Isabel Leonard and Alek Shrader are the yo...
Abel; Leonard, Shrader, Pogossov, Del Carlo, BischMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 1 hrs. 33 min.
This abridged holiday presentation for families of opera’s most popular comedy, sung in English, features a cast of youthful Met stars: Isabel Leonard is the feisty Rosina, Alek Shrader is her suitor, Count Almaviva, and Rodion Pogossov is Figaro, the resourceful barber of the title. John Del Carlo sings as Rosina’s foolish guardian, Dr. Bartolo, a...
Composer: Francis Poulenc
Librettist: Francis Poulenc after Georges Bernanos
Langrée; Leonard, Racette, Morley, Palmer, BishopMetropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
Approximate running time: 2 hrs. 36 min.
The tragic fate of the nuns of the Carmelite convent at Copiègne during the French Revolution inspired one of Francis Poulenc’s most personal works, and one of the most profoundly moving operas in the repertoire. At its center is Isabel Leonard as Blanche de la Force, a shy young aristocratic woman who joins the order on the eve of the Revolution, ...
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