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Maria Stuarda

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Joyce DiDonato gives a sensational performance as Mary, Queen of Scots, in Donizetti’s bel canto drama, opposite Elza van den Heever as Queen Elizabeth. This Live in HD presentation of David McVicar’s acclaimed 2012 production also stars Matthew Polenzani as Leicester, the man caught between the rival queens. Maurizio Benini conducts.

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Performance Info

Performance Date

Jan 19, 2013


Gaetano Donizetti


Giuseppe Bardari, based on the play by Friedrich Schiller

Run Time

2 HRS 41 MIN

The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus