Met Music Director Designate Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Wagner’s transcendental score, in François Girard’s remarkable production, a mystical theatrical journey. Tenor Klaus Florian Vogt, renowned across Europe, returns to the Met following his appearances in the 2016–17 season as Florestan in Fidelio. Evelyn Herlitzius is Kundry, and Peter Mattei and René Pape bring back their highly praised interpretations of Amfortas and Gurnemanz, respectively.
Production a gift of the Gramma Fisher Foundation, Marshalltown, Iowa
Major funding from Rolex
Additional funding from Marina Kellen French, and the Edgar Foster Daniels Foundation
Revival a gift of Marina Kellen French
Co-production of the Metropolitan Opera, the Opéra National de Lyon, and the Canadian Opera Company