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Andrea Chénier

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Who could resist the passionate tale of a poor but high-minded poet who falls for an aristocratic lady, only to end up persecuted by the very revolution he himself supported? Mix in one jealous rival for the lady’s hand, who also happens to wield enormous power with the revolution. With the right singers, the drama just leaps from the page—or the speakers. Zinka Milanov, Richard Tucker, and Leonard Warren all more than deliver the vocal goods in this performance.

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Performance Info

Performance Date

Dec 28, 1957


Umberto Giordano


Luigi Illica

Run Time

1 HRS 52 MIN

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus