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Ernani

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Rising Met star Angela Meade is Elvira, the young woman caught between three men: her lover, the nobleman-turned-outlaw Ernani (Marcello Giordani); her guardian, the rich, elderly de Silva, who wants her for himself (Ferruccio Furlanetto); and Don Carlo, the King of Spain, who also desires Elvira (Dmitri Hvorostovsky). Verdi’s early drama is full of sweeping melody and rousing rhythms, delivered masterfully by the Met Orchestra and Chorus conducted by Marco Armiliato.

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Performance Info

Performance Date

Feb 25, 2012

Composer

Giuseppe Verdi

Librettist

Francesco Maria Piave

Run Time

2 HRS 22 MIN

Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus