Tag Archive: Metropolitan Opera

A New Boris Godunov at the Met

René Pape in the title role in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov. Photo Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

René Pape in the title role in Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov. Photo Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera Modest Mussorgsky (music and libretto), Boris Godunov Metropolitan Opera House: 10/18/2010. Boris Godunov – René Pape Prince Shuisky – Oleg Balashov Pimen – Mikhail Petrenko Grigory –…
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Janáček’s From the House of the Dead, after Dostoevsky, Patrice Chéreau, director, at the Metropolitan Opera

Jon Morris, Erwin E.A. Thomas (with eagle), Peter Straka as The Tall Prisoner, and Vladimir Chmelo as The Short Prisoner. Photo Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera House November 24, 2009 From the House of the Dead Janáček-Janáček/Dostoevsky Filka Morozov/Kuzmich – Stefan Margita Skuratov – Kurt Streit Shapkin – Peter Hoare Shishkov – Peter Mattei Gorianchikov – Willard White Alyeya – Eric Stoklossa Tall Prisoner…
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Don Giovanni at the Met x 2

Metropolitan Opera House Don Giovanni Mozart-Da Ponte Conductor – Louis Langrée Continuo: Dennis Giauque, Harpsichord David Heiss, Cello Mandolin Solo: Joyce Rasmussen Balint Production – Marthe Keller Set Designer – Michael Yeargan Costume Designer – Christine Rabot-Pinson Lighting Designer –…
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Otto Schenk’s Ring at the Met – Last Call for the last traditional production of Wagner’s Ring in a major opera house

Metropolitan Opera House March 25, April 11, 18, 25 April 27, 28, 30, May 2 Der Ring des Nibelungen by Richard Wagner libretto Richard Wagner (Cast listed in order of vocal appearance) Das Rheingold (March 25, April 27) Woglinde –…
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Bellini, La Sonnambula at the Met with Dessay, Flórez, and Pertusi, dir. Zimmerman

  Metropolitan Opera House March 14, 2009 La Sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini libretto Felice Romani Amina – Natalie Dessay Elvino – Juan Diego Flórez Rodolfo – Michele Pertusi Lisa – Jennifer Black Teresa – Jane Bunnell Alessio – Jeremy Galyon…
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Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin, Metropolitan Opera: Hampson, Mattila, Beczala

Ekaterina Semenchuk as Olga and Piotr Beczala as Lenski in Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin." Photo Beatriz Schiller/Metropolitan Opera

Metropolitan Opera, January 30, 2009 The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Jirí Belohlávek conductor Eugene Onegin – Thomas Hampson Tatiana – Karita Mattila Lensky – Piotr Beczala Olga – Ekaterina Semenchuk Prince Gremin – Sergei Aleksashkin Larina – Wendy White Filippyevna –…
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Barenboim’s Tristan at the Met with Dalayman and Seiffert

A Weekend at the Opera, Part II: Richard Wagner, Tristan und Isolde Metropolitan Opera Company, November 28, 2008 Tristan……………..Peter Seiffert Isolde………………Katarina Dalayman Kurwenal…………….Gerd Grochowski [Debut] Brangäne…………….Michelle DeYoung King Marke…………..René Pape Melot……………….Stephen Gaertner Sailor’s Voice……….Matthew Plenk Shepherd…………….Mark Schowalter Steersman……………James Courtney English…
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