Tosca

Vincenzo Bellini

Il Pirata

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Overview

Soprano Diana Damrau stars in this Bellini vehicle for bel canto pyrotechnics, the story of a woman driven mad by love for her exiled pirate. Tenor Javier Camarena shows off his spectacular high notes as the buccaneer. Maurizio Benini conducts the striking production, last seen at the Met in 2003.

Production a gift in part from Karen and Kevin Kennedy, Bill Rollnick and Nancy Ellison Rollnick, and Mr. and Mrs. Ezra K. Zilkha

Additional funding provided by Gilbert S. Kahn and John J. Noffo Kahn and The Eleanor Naylor Dana Charitable Trust

Languages

Languages sung in Il Pirata

Sung In

Italian

Titles

Title languages displayed for Il Pirata

Met Titles In

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian

Timeline

Timeline for the show, Il Pirata

Estimated Run Time

3 hrs 1 mins

  • House Opens

  • Act I

    80 mins

  • Intermission

    32 mins

  • Act II

    70 mins

  • Opera Ends

Creators

PRODUCTION

John Copley

SET DESIGNER

John Conklin

COSTUME DESIGNER

Robert Perdziola

LIGHTING DESIGNER

Duane Schuler

Headshot of Vincenzo Bellini

Composer

Vincenzo Bellini

Tosca