Summers; Racette, Giordani, Zifchak, Croft
Domingo; Zhang, Zifchak, Smith, Salsi
Rising tenor Bryan Hymel, in his first Italian role at the Met, sings Pinkerton, opposite Amanda Echalaz as Cio-Cio-San, in her company debut. Puccini’s moving and tragic tale of a young Japanese geisha’s marriage to a U.S. Navy officer also stars Scott Hendricks as Sharpless, the American consul, and Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki, Cio-Cio-San’s maid and confidante. Philippe Auguin 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.